Leather Gallery of New York

Leather Gallery NY Disappears as Battered Upper Orchard Street Becomes Super Luxury

Posted February 24, 2016 at 5:18 am

​The window lettering at 190 Orchard Street first announced its closure back in December. “Closing this location, everything must go,” it read. However, the Leather Gallery NY nevertheless limped along until finally closing its doors for good this month. No fanfare, no letters to the community, just another vacant storefront on a block besieged by […]

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Leather Gallery NY Quits Orchard Street After More than a Decade

Posted December 8, 2015 at 5:19 am

The last leather vendor on upper Orchard Street is closing its doors. Another victim of endless real estate speculation and resultant construction. Leather Gallery NY nearly outlasted a decade of decimation on the block, but couldn’t turn the tide of gentrification. Not even a downsized location – admittedly a stopgap measure – could save ’em. […]

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Ben Shaoul KO’s that 6-Story Condo Project Planned for 194 Orchard Street

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 5:09 pm

For the last two years, 194 Orchard Street was to have a met a similar fate as its corner neighbors. Owner Hesky Haim (Sky High Group) was planning to demolish the single-level commercial building to insert his own six-story phallus into this battered nether region of the Lower East Side. The necessary plans and permits […]

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Davey Drill Arrives Ahead of 6-Story Development at 194 Orchard Street

Posted July 15, 2014 at 6:03 am

Even as the Orchard Hell Building nears completion, there is no light at the end of the proverbial tunnel for upper Orchard Street. There’s infrastructure work beneath East Houston; a rumored development that will swallow the corner once anchored by Bereket; and a six-story residential building at the old Leather Gallery on Orchard Street. Plans […]

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Demolition Approved for 194 Orchard Street

Posted May 7, 2013 at 6:10 am

As if upper Orchard Street wasn’t already a decimated dead zone with three active hotel construction sites, more carnage is imminent.

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6-Story Condo Building Likely for 194 Orchard Street

Posted March 27, 2013 at 6:09 am

As if upper Orchard Street hasn’t suffered enough from years of gentrification at the hands of a wrecking ball, more is most certainly on the way.

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Leather Gallery on Orchard Moving Down the Block

Posted February 1, 2013 at 6:19 am

Brown paper was pasted in the windows of 190 Orchard Street almost immediately after MissInna departed the storefront early last month.

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