Misrahi Realty

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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Shuttered Apizz Restaurant on Eldridge Street Hits the Market

Posted February 18, 2016 at 5:10 am

Curtains indeed for Apizz on Eldridge Street. Apizz ended business for good within the last couple weeks. Much like its presence on the block, the subtle Tuscan restaurant was quiet in its closure. In no time, the phone went dead, website removed, and Open Table reservations terminated. And so, today comes the more official confirmation […]

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Ethik Clothing Co. and EHVonnae Flee 160 Orchard Street

Posted January 14, 2016 at 5:14 am

​Orchard Street is down two retail shops. At the same address, no less. Mid-January fashion flight. Skater-conscious streetwear brand, Ethik Clothing Co., officially shuttered this week. Its former HQ at 160 Orchard is now in disarray, topped with tombstone signage courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Ethik opened this brick-and-mortar back in July 2013, after a brief year-long […]

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Bustin’s Longboard Loft Skate Shop at 132 Allen Street Placed on the Market

Posted November 9, 2015 at 5:15 am

Today comes news that the Lower East Side will soon lose a skate shop. Brooklyn-based skateboard company, Bustin Boards, will soon terminate its four-year-old retail concept at 132 Allen Street. That’s right, the Longboard Loft now operates on borrowed time. One need only peer into the windows to see the tombstone signage holding court. Thanks […]

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Open Wounds: Sion Misrahi Looks to Sell Vacant 11 Essex Street Building for $12.5M

Last modified August 30, 2017 at 7:36 pm

Boarded and padlocked shut, 11 Essex Street is the proverbial timebomb that’s been ticking for the past six years, counting down to certain demise. Freshly stapled “no trespassing” signs (and the “make affordable” graffiti) serve as reminder of the slumlord tactics by Lower East Side real estate baron Sion Misrahi at this location. The narrative […]

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Sewage Flood Forces Nick Vivid’s Basement Studio from 166 Orchard Street; Misrahi Blamed

Last modified February 5, 2015 at 10:57 am

Faulty heating and alleged lack of responsible repair aren’t the only problems at 166 Orchard Street, where one tenant has been battling Misrahi Realty. Two-year-old basement music studio Nick Vivid’s was reportedly forced to vacate in December thanks to an epic sewage flood. The eponymous owner lost over $10K in gear, and is now working from his place […]

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With Tundra Temps, One Orchard Street Resident Battles Misrahi Over Lack of Heat

Last modified February 4, 2015 at 7:51 am

We received the following communique yesterday from Billy Taylor, a resident of 166 Orchard Street. Apparently, the heating for his apartment keeps cutting out, and he’s been battling landlord (Aaron Smilowitz) and management (Misrahi Realty) to have it restored. Maybe this type of BS will stop with all of Sheldon Silver’s cronies being exposed – […]

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Glass Pipe Purveyors ‘1Percent’ Opening Pop-Up Gallery at 143 Ludlow Street

Posted December 31, 2014 at 5:30 am

Put this in your pipe and smoke it… The Miami-based Sammer Gallery at 143 Ludlow Street – “dedicated to the promotion of Latin American Constructivism and concrete art” – quietly faded in recent weeks. Token tombstone signage of the Misrahi Realty variety resides above the floor-to-ceiling window glass. The showroom lasted roughly six months at this […]

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Shi Eurasia Moves Around the Corner to 166 Allen Street

Posted October 28, 2014 at 6:10 am

Orchard Street lost another unique business, but it remains in the neighborhood. As we first reported last month, Shi Eurasia sought out a new home around the corner due to a crushing rent hike (increased to $9,000). The specialty store resided at 143 Orchard for more than three years before the forced change in scenery. […]

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Looks Like Little Muenster is Closing Its Grilled Cheese Spot on Stanton Street

Last modified July 29, 2014 at 12:19 pm

While one grilled cheese joint begins business on Allen Street, another is sunsetting. Little Muenster is seemingly in the twilight of its tenure at 100 Stanton Street. Melted fortune, if you will. That much is clear by Misrahi’s tombstone signage sitting above the entryway. We reached out to the Little Muenster and received the following […]

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