Modular Housing

This 1840s East Broadway Tenement is Undermined by Excavation for Modular Condos

Posted July 30, 2019 at 5:00 am

Safety is apparently not part of the overall plan at the 201 East Broadway construction site. This job – modular condos – has been riddled with dangers since work began more than two years ago. It was again shut down by the city three weeks ago for not protecting the adjoining property. According to public […]

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Modular Housing at 201 East Broadway is Above Ground

Posted October 26, 2018 at 5:06 am

Over a year after groundbreak, the new 201 East Broadway is coming into focus. The foundation and first floors are in place, as is a glitzy rendering of the incoming modular apartment complex. Plans call for seven stories stacked with a payload of ten apartments. Current progress is almost two stories. Each pre-fab condo unit […]

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Selling the First Modular Condo Development on the Lower East Side

Posted October 23, 2018 at 5:02 am

The not-so-idyllic Idylls is ready for occupancy on Henry Street. The seven-story modular development – stacked together over the course of six days last spring – houses five full-floor, two-bedroom apartments (with terraces) and commercial retail on the ground. Pre-fab condo units are all priced at a spending ask of $2.1 million. Brooklyn-based Think! Architecture […]

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It Took 6 Days to Assemble this Prefab LES Condo Development

Posted April 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Second announced, but first to the finish, 193 Henry Street is considered the first modular housing development on the Lower East Side. And it took less than a week to stack up the building blocks. Brooklyn-based Think! Architecture + Design was quick to point out this week on Instagram that the new seven-story construction was swiftly […]

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Construction Resumes at East Broadway Modular Development Site After Collapsed Sidewalk

Posted December 15, 2017 at 5:00 am

The modular housing construction on East Broadway reactivated in a big way last week after its second sidelining since summertime. Pile driver and backhoe are stationed onsite. The project parcel at 201 East Broadway has been relatively silent for much of the last six months. Twice in that time, progress was stymied thanks to safety […]

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Here’s a Rendering of the Incoming Modular Housing at 330 Grand Street

Posted November 13, 2017 at 5:12 am

It didn’t take long for the two-story pastel properties at 330-332 Grand Street to fall. A matter of weeks, really. And now, there’s nothing left. The lot is primed for redevelopment. Primed for another modular housing project that will rise six stories (65 feet). The properties had been peddled on the market for at least […]

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Modular Housing to Replace Former United Hebrew Community HQ at 201 East Broadway

Last modified February 23, 2016 at 1:03 pm

Just over a month after our report that the former United Hebrew Community headquarters sold, we have a glimpse of the future. Developer Daniel Wise (aka 201 EB Development III, LLC) picked up the two pre-law tenements in August for $8.5 million. Demolition permits were filed shortly thereafter, but remain pending with the Department of […]

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