Spring Studio

A Decade Later, Raising the Roof Resumes at 1823 Tenement on Broome

Posted August 26, 2019 at 5:05 am

The nondescript tenement at 293 Broome Street has been jailed behind unsightly scaffolding for over a decade. Part of a legacy plan to enlarge the building, which has remained in a state of arrested development. Until now. The owner, Richard Ogust, hopes to construct an additional forty-five feet atop the roof, adding roughly 3,500 square-feet […]

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Report: Spring Studio to Close After Nearly 3 Decades of Art Lessons

Posted July 30, 2019 at 5:04 am

For nearly three decades, artist Minerva Durham has been offering art lessons to the community through her Spring Studio. Now it’s about to end. At the end of this week, Durham will give up her shoebox-sized (550 square-foot) home at 293 Broome Street. The Wall Street Journal confirmed last Thursday that the 80-year-old artist can […]

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Displaced from SoHo, the ‘Spring Studio’ Finds New Life at 293 Broome Street

Posted January 12, 2016 at 9:33 am

Spring Street Natural wasn’t the only victim of the rent hikes at its now-former HQ. The increase, which forced the restaurant to relocate to Kenmare Street, also displaced its little-known basement occupant. The renowned “Spring Studio.” Well, the Lower East Side opened its arms to the artistic refugee. Spring Studio, founded in 1992 by Minerva […]

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