Last modified October 30, 2015 at 4:15 pm
[Updated Below] A pillar of the struggling leather vendor community on Orchard Street is down for the count. After nearly twenty years on the block, Daniel’s Leather, which at one point owned additional stores in the immediate area, is now out of business. Reason for the closure is not even worth mentioning; you already know […]
Posted June 23, 2011 at 6:09 am
Dane Cook would probably have a fecal field day upon seeing this towering pile of leather jackets stacked in the empty storefront at 130 Orchard Street.
Posted December 14, 2010 at 6:38 am
A month since our last checkup, and the Allen Street hotel has already more than doubled its height at 139 Orchard (aka 138 Allen). This rapid progress on the Edward Mills & Associates-designed tower is something not seen in the neighborhood since before the Great Recession hit home. Each day cranes and other heavy machinery […]
Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:30 pm
With the clank and boom of each hammer stroke at the new Allen Street Hotel site, the future of the Sunday pedestrian mall comes further into focus. And it’s not pretty. The block between Delancey and Rivington truly is the last bastion of a dying breed in the neighborhood – the discount leather vendors. What […]
Posted October 19, 2010 at 6:12 am
Today we bring word of another Orchard Street vendor shakeup. Though it’s not all bad news bears. Consolidation is the operative word here.