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CB3 Committee Approves Jarmulowsky Cupola Restoration and Landmark Designation for 75 Essex

Last modified February 7, 2014 at 10:26 am

The landmarks subcommittee of Community Board 3 last night voted on two significant measures affecting the architectural character of the neighborhood. Both the Jarmulowsky Bank Building rooftop restoration and the bid to landmark 75 Essex Street resulted in unanimous approval from the pared-down panel. Let’s start with the certificate of appropriateness for the Jarmulowsky rooftop at […]

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When Jarmulowsky’s Bank Helped with Immigrant Boat Passage; Plus the Legend of the Cupola

Posted February 6, 2014 at 10:36 am

The current hotel conversion of the iconic, Beaux Arts-style Jarmulowsky Bank Building at 54 Canal Street prompted a closer look at the roots of this 1912 landmark. It briefly housed a financial institution which became a proverbial backbone to the immigrant community of the Lower East Side. Owner Sender Jarmulowsky had been banking in the […]

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More on the Proposal to Restore the Iconic Cupola to the Jarmulowsky Bank Building

Posted February 3, 2014 at 9:33 am

The Jarmulowsky Bank Building will return to its former glory. That is, if Community Board 3 and the Landmarks Preservation Commission ultimately approve architect Ron Castellano’s designs to reinstate the signature cupola atop this Lower East Side icon. As part of the hotel underway at this address (54 Canal aka 9 Orchard), the hope is […]

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DOB Approves Plans for 6-Story Jarmulowsky Hotel Annex at 60 Canal Street

Last modified November 6, 2013 at 11:06 am

And just like that, the jewel of 54 Canal Street goes from icon to eyesore … albeit temporarily. The Jarmulowsky Bank Building, presently amidst a hotel upgrade, is completely caged behind bars and netting. We won’t see an unobstructed facade for at least another two years. Meanwhile, we now have an update with regard to […]

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Ace Hotel Collaborates with MOSCOT on New Sunglasses

Posted November 5, 2013 at 6:00 am

Ace Hotel is unofficially behind two new conversion projects here on the Lower East Side – the Jarmulowsky Bank Building and 225 Bowery. Their neighborhood incursion continues with news that the trendy lodge is collaborating with local eyewear icon MOSCOT. Yes, this means you can now purchase a pair of Ace-branded shades for the cheap […]

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Rumor: Ace Hotel Converting 225 Bowery into Hotel

Last modified March 17, 2016 at 1:31 pm

According to a source familiar with the deal who spoke on condition of anonymity, Ace Hotel is developing the property as a new lodge for its stable of hip hangouts.

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Fat Radish Retail Condo on Orchard for Sale at $2.1M

Last modified September 23, 2013 at 9:14 am

The Chinatown gold rush east of Allen Street is heating up. There’s lots of real estate and nightlife movement happening in these parts of late.

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Jarmulowsky Hotel Update: Water Tanks Gone, ‘Distinctive Sidewalk’ Coming Soon

Posted June 25, 2013 at 6:12 am

With an approved certificate of appropriateness in hand, exterior modifications are already underway at the future Jarmulowsky hotel. Rooftop changes atop 54 Canal Street are now visible from street level. Most notably the loss of both aged water tanks; the elevator housing remains for the time being. Meanwhile, the tenement neighbor at 60 Canal Street still […]

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Feds Shutter ‘Ming An’ Chinatown Bus on Canal Street

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:21 pm

We sorta guessed this particular crackdown was coming down the pike, what with the Jarmulowsky hotel happening, but we didn’t expect it so soon.

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2 New Chinatown Buses Vying for Stop at 18 Allen Street

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:21 pm

The crowded marketplace of budget buses on lower Allen Street is to gain a pair.

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