Misrahi Realty

Demolition of Long-Dormant 11 Essex Street Underway

Posted November 7, 2019 at 5:00 am

Dormant and decaying for years, the tenement at 11 Essex Street is at its end. Demolition is currently underway. Erasing a structure carrying 112 years’ worth of history. Death shroud is firmly affixed to the facade, as workers begin dismantling the building. It’s the first tangible activity onsite after a decade of dormancy. As previously […]

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Demolition Imminent for 11 Essex Street as 11-Story Micro-Unit Development Looms

Posted August 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

A Lower East Side tenement with a controversial history is coming down. The city issued the demolition permit for 11 Essex Street back in June, paving the way for redevelopment into micro-unit housing. The sidewalk bridge in place is further visual evidence. As previously reported, real estate scion Sion Misrahi parted with the neglected property […]

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11-Story ‘Micro Unit’ Development Planned for Derilect Essex Street Property

Posted January 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

Ten years after tenants were vacated from 11 Essex Street, the next chapter is finally poised to unfold. And as expected, involves demolition and a glitzy new development. As previously reported, real estate scion Sion Misrahi parted with the neglected property in August of 2017 for $11.4 million, sixteen years after his acquisition and subsequent […]

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Rent Hike Forces ‘Tani’ Shoe Store from Rivington Street

Posted December 19, 2018 at 5:03 am

The shoe no longer fits, it seems. Turns out those perennial sales at Tani were telegraphed signals of the future. The corner shoe store – which opened at 100 Rivington Street over four years ago – is not long for this world. Real estate listings for the 500 square-foot space first began appearing back in […]

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End of the Line for ‘Global International’ Haberdasher on Orchard Street?

Last modified November 1, 2017 at 11:58 am

It’s a Lower East Side right of passage – that moment Sam Gluck harangues you to buy a shiny new suit. Luring you into the enormous haberdashery at 62 Orchard Street. Cherish the memories, though, as the shop’s days on the block might be numbered. The store – Global International – now sports token leasing […]

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‘Quinn NYC’ is Ditching its Orchard Street Boutique

Posted September 18, 2017 at 5:08 am

Quinn NYC doesn’t have much time left on Orchard Street. The token tombstone signage appeared above the entrance to the boutique last week courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Apparently, the company is focusing on its new operation at the South Street Seaport. “We have opened a studio experience in The Seaport,” a spokesperson confirms in an […]

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Misrahi’s Long-Vacant 11 Essex Street Sells for $11.4M

Posted August 31, 2017 at 5:08 am

Eight years sitting empty, and a quarter of that time on the chopping block, a notorious Essex Street tenement building just sold for big bucks. Real estate scion, Sion Misrahi of Misrhai Realty, parted with 11 Essex Street for $11.4 million. Slightly discounted from the $12.5 million price tag sought since late 2015. Buyer of […]

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Actor Willem Dafoe Unloads Grand Street Pad

Posted December 13, 2016 at 5:15 am

Willem Dafoe is no stranger to the Lower East Side. After all, he spent a good amount of time on it during the filming of Abel Ferrrara’s 4:44 back in 2012. But he’s about to become a little less familiar, as his property is up for grabs. Or was. As noted by the Observer, Dafoe […]

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Evil Misrahi Realty Evicts a Half-Naked Rev Jen (and Troll Museum) from 122 Orchard Street

Last modified June 29, 2016 at 2:23 pm

Legendary Lower East Side performance artist Reverend Jen has been evicted from her Orchard Street home. This apartment also doubles as the location of the popular Troll Museum. No longer. Building owner, and all around reviled landlord, Misrahi Realty, wielded some muscle by pushing Rev Jen curbside this week. It was reported that she hadn’t paid rent […]

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Decades on, Rivington Street Fashion Stalwart ‘Tobaldi’ is Hanging it up

Last modified March 14, 2016 at 9:48 am

​The writing is on the wall. Or, rather, affixed to it. An anchor of last generation apparel vendors on Orchard Street is bowing out. It only takes a pair of eyes to see the Misrahi Realty tombstone signage on either corner of 83 Rivington Street. Time to bid farewell to Tobaldi. The haberdashery had operated […]

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