restoration

Skidmore House on the Bowery Ready to Rent

Posted November 19, 2010 at 9:39 am

A long-neglected city landmark just off the Bowery now has a renewed lease on life.  The Skidmore House, which was one of the first historic city buildings to receive protected status in 1970, is now ready to rent.  Yup.  The New York Times is reporting that the 10,000-square-foot Greek Revival town house has been converted […]

Eldridge Street Synagogue Has New Stained-Glass Window

Posted October 11, 2010 at 6:12 am

Yesterday afternoon was the public unveiling of the new stained-glass window at the Eldridge Street Synagogue. An open house, as it were.  The sanctioned arwork is the final piece in the decades-old restoration of the historic landmark.

Coming Soon: Subway at 66 Delancey

Last modified July 2, 2010 at 9:59 pm

66 Delancey is the recipient of more makeovers than one.  While restoration efforts continue up above, street-level renovation has begun inside the former wireless joint at the northwest corner of Allen Street.  And what will this long-dormant space become?  You guessed it – a Subway franchise!

Restoration for 64 Delancey

Posted February 26, 2010 at 6:13 am

Early last month, the dreaded combination of scaffolding and netting was attached to the four-story 64 Delancey, located at the northwest corner of Allen Street.  Luckily, however, this stout building is being restored, not demolished.  Just a little nip/tuck, as it were.