Seward Park Co-op

Looking at the Luxury Conversion of the Former Bialystoker Nursing Home

Posted October 20, 2020 at 5:00 am

Conversion of the former Bialystoker Nursing Home is well underway on East Broadway. Work commenced a year ago, but visible progress is now palpable. The landmark building – designated as such in 2013 – is encased in scaffolding, elevator shaft, and cranes, and windows busted out. In the near future, it will yield more luxury […]

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Seward Park Co-op Imposes Steep Fines for Residents Violating Face Mask Guidelines

Posted October 13, 2020 at 5:07 am

Members living in the Seward Park Co-op must now abide by in-house COVID-19 protocols or face fines. Per the latest update to shareholders, residents “must wear a mask, respect social distancing guidelines, and limit the number of people getting into the elevator at the same time by not exceeding one family per ride.” Those caught […]

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Manousheh Readies New Grand Street Restaurant

Posted October 1, 2020 at 5:02 am

Manousheh, the popular Lebanese eatery of Greenwich Village, is nearing the finish line for its first expansion. The new restaurant at 403 Grand Street, in the shadow of Seward Park Co-op. The former 7-Eleven space, owned by the co-op and managed by Charles H. Greenthal, is transformed into a large, open layout eatery. Four tables […]

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At the New Metro Acres on Clinton Street, Traces of a Long Lost Supermarket

Posted November 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

Back in June, news dropped that Fine Fare would cease operations at 175 Clinton Street, and that City Acres Market was opening. Now, the transition to the locals-branded Metro Acres is nearly complete. Change abounds inside the supermarket where everything is getting a tune-up, from aisles and signage, to the product itself. Notably, though, workers […]

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Lebanese Eatery ‘Manousheh’ Signs Lease for Seward Park Location

Posted October 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

The year-long dormancy of the former Grand Street 7-Eleven is drawing to a close. In its place, a familiar Lebanese restaurant. Word on the street is that Greenwich Village import, Manousheh, just signed a lease for the vacated space. We’re told that asking rent had been about $18,000, but final price is unknown. Occupancy apparently […]

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City Acres Market Takes Over Fine Fare on Clinton Street

Posted June 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

Fine Fare on Clinton Street is no more. The City Acres Market, which operates outposts in the Financial District and Brooklyn, is opening here on the Lower East Side. In a communique sent to residents last week, the Seward Park Co-op board of directors announced the change in tenancy. (The cooperative is the landlord.) Metro Acres […]

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65-Year-Old Man Jumps to His Death from 6th Floor of Seward Park Co-op

Last modified May 23, 2019 at 8:08 am

A 65-year-old resident of the Seward Park Co-op reportedly leaped to his death early Tuesday morning. According to the police report, the man jumped from the window of his sixth-floor apartment at building 4, west of Clinton. Officers from the 7th Precinct responded at 7:47am, and found him unconscious at the scene. Further investigation into the […]

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After Rejected Seward Park Air Rights Deal, Developer Unveils Revised Plans for 28-Story Condo

Posted February 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

Now nine months removed from the rejected $54 million sale of air rights from Seward Park Co-op, Round Square Development, formerly the Ascend Group, has changed its tune. The plan for two monstrous towers on the sites flanking the Bialystoker Nursing Home building is now kaput. Instead, Round Square will drop a single condo development […]

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Icon Terminates Seward Park Garage Lease 3 Years After Parking Privatization

Posted February 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

Three years after the parking garage privatization pitted Seward Park co-op members against the board, the operator is out. Icon/Quik Park tendered its termination over the holiday weekend, and will pull out of the garage at the end of this month. Charles H. Greenthal & Co. management circulated a letter to tenants announcing the news […]

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Seward Park Co-op Pet Policy has Some Owners Barking Foul [GUEST]

Last modified December 20, 2018 at 5:55 pm

We received the following communique from a reader resident of the Seward Park Co-op who is upset about updates to the pet policy. The housing complex first starting allowing dogs and other animals about ten years ago. Bah Humbug. On Tuesday, the Seward Park Cooperative updated their new pet policy. They shoved a piece of coal […]

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