Jarmulowsky Bank Building

The New ‘Sourdough Bakery’ Slinging Breads on Ludlow Street

Posted October 8, 2020 at 5:00 am

The unique storefront at the confluence of Ludlow, Canal, and Division Streets boasts a new bakery. Mel opened at 1 Ludlow Street in early September, but you might not know it. While the exterior received a coat of navy blue, the blinds are usually drawn during the day. It is here that baker Nora Allen, […]

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Stolen Years Ago, Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel Installs Replica Clock

Posted October 7, 2020 at 5:00 am

When it comes to the Jarmulowsky Bank Building, instances abound of “first time in a long time.” From its restored facade, windows, and wooden doors to the historically accurate cupola replica. Now it’s time to add the clock to that tally, too. Indeed, as part of the years-running hotel conversion spearheaded by DLJ Real Estate […]

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Jarmulowsky Bank Sheds its Scaffolding After 6 Years

Posted March 11, 2020 at 5:00 am

Another major milestone for the historic Jarmulowsky Bank. Three months after the new replica cupola returned to the rooftop, the shroud of scaffolding and netting is coming down. This construction apparatus has been affixed to the facade of the Jarmulowsky Bank since 2014. An eyesore now a sight for sore eyes. And renovations for the […]

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Replica Jarmulowsky Bank Cupola Officially Unveiled Above Orchard Street

Posted January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

The grandeur of the Jarmulowsky Bank is now fully restored. Its historic rooftop cupola – removed nearly thirty years ago – is again part of the Lower East Side skyline. Workers this week removed the last of the protective netting from 9 Orchard Street (aka 54 Canal), which was in place during the entirety of […]

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Thirty Years Absent, New Jarmulowsky Bank Cupola Nears Return to Orchard Street

Posted August 6, 2019 at 5:00 am

It’s probably one of the more tasteful additions to the Lower East Side skyline in recent memory. Now, two years after the steel skeleton was first installed, the fifty-foot cupola atop the Jarmulowsky Bank Building is nearing completion. Look up and beyond the black netting to see the colonnade, brass dome, and other decorative elements. […]

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The Fight for our Democracy Starts Close to Home by Voting for Community Board Term Limits [OP-ED]

Posted November 5, 2018 at 5:00 am

In a time of fear that our democracy is slipping away, we comfort ourselves thinking that, in this corner of the country, our voices will be heard. Yet all too often, New Yorkers instead face a demoralizing system that serves up a healthy dose of cynicism. That is what dozens of Chinatown and Lower East […]

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Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel License Sails through CB3, Despite Local Opposition

Posted October 16, 2018 at 5:03 am

When block associations don’t work together, the residents lose. That’s essentially the narrative behind the Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel and the approval of its liquor license last week. Dozens of residents attended the Community Board 3 SLA subcommittee meeting last Tuesday in opposition to the hotel’s food and beverage plans at 9 Orchard Street. Namely, to […]

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Neighbors Fear ‘Runaway Nightlife’ with Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel’s 9 Different Venues

Posted October 9, 2018 at 5:03 am

The corner of Canal and Orchard Streets is the latest battlefield in the fight against encroaching nightlife on the eastern front of Chinatown. Area locals are digging in. At hand is the hotel liquor license application for the myriad venues planned inside the Jarmulowsky Bank building. DLJ Real Estate Partners, owner and developer of the […]

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Going Inside the Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel [PHOTOS]

Posted September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

As part of its area charm offensive, DLJ Real Estate Partners recently opened the doors to the Jarmulowsky Bank Building during its conversion to posh boutique hotel. The iconic Beaux Arts-style landmark has been under renovations for nigh on six years already, resulting in a new construction next door and the addition of a replica rooftop […]

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Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel Lays out Plans for its Nightlife

Posted September 11, 2018 at 5:05 am

More than five years into remodeling, the new Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel is entering the phase of community outreach for the requisite onsite liquor licenses at 9 Orchard Street. To that end, developer DLJ Partners engaged with neighbors at a meeting of the SPaCE Block Association last week. In short, DLJ Partners is seemingly on a […]

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