Stop Work Orders

Steel Falls 30 Feet from One Manhattan Square, Injuring a Worker Below

Posted July 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

Extell’s One Manhattan Square saw a worksite injury last week involving a falling piece of steel from the superstructure. As first reported yesterday, the piece reportedly plunged thirty feet from the gargantuan project site. Apparently, the construction material struck the worker’s shoulder while operating a lift performing steel work. No ambulance was dispatched to 250 South […]

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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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Lenny Kravitz’s Garage-Replacing Condos Hit with Stop-Work Order for ‘Foundation Removal’

Posted January 26, 2017 at 5:18 am

The new 7-story condo building at 75 Kenmare Street faces its first major hiccup. Two months after demolition of the longstanding auto garage concluded, the luxury development was hit with a full stop-work order by the Department of Buildings. The edict came down in mid-December – a week before the holidays – and the project […]

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Workers Spotted Clearing out Furnishings from Rivington House this Week

Posted May 25, 2016 at 5:12 am

Over at the Rivington House, a demolition crew is currently clearing out the premises. The loading dock on the Forsyth front has been open the last few days while idling garbage truck and dumpster received a healthy meal of interior furnishings. Of course, it should be noted that there is still a full stop work […]

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DOB Issues Stop-Work Order After Crane Crashes Into 133 Essex Street

Posted April 27, 2016 at 5:14 am

Mere hours after a cherry picker crane tipped, then crashed, into the sixth-floor window of 133 Essex Street, Department of Buildings dropped the hammer. The city agency issued a stop-work order Monday night due to a “failure to safeguard public and property.” No one was injured in the incident, but there were reportedly tenants in the […]

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Rivington House Roundup: City Issues Full Stop-Work Order at Rivington House in Wake of Attorney General Probe

Posted April 7, 2016 at 5:19 am

The same day that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a probe into the controversial sale (and condo conversion) of the Rivington House, the city issued a full stop-work order on the property. It’s seemingly the first real tangible action in the wake of the scandal that’s rocked Mayor de Blasio’s administration. The Department […]

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DOB Halts Extell’s 80-Story One Manhattan Square Due to Cracking Walls in Nearby Buildings

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:46 pm

Finally some action. Confirming the months-running fears of neighbors, Extell Development Corp. was taken to task over its construction of the eighty-story One Manhattan Square down on South Street. The Department of Buildings issued stop-work orders due to cracking in the adjacent building at 82 Rutgers Street. Thus the “immediately hazardous” language attached to the […]

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Destabilized 210 Bowery Hit with 2 Stop-Work Orders

Posted February 23, 2016 at 5:00 am

The developer of a new eight-story condo building at 210 Bowery is in trouble yet again. And it’s resulted in another mandated halt. This time for failure to provide adequate plans, drawings, and other documentation. Ever since last August, when a basement wall collapsed and injured two construction workers installing an elevator shaft, the city […]

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CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery Hit with Stop-Work Order for Worksite Safety Issues

Last modified February 5, 2016 at 10:04 am

While the CitizenM hotel ascends to great heights (i.e. 19 stories) at 185 Bowery, it’s the neighbors who suffer most. Day in and day out, the congestion at the corner of Delancey disrupts not only sidewalk flow and sleep, but motor traffic. Blame constant blockages and deliveries. Well, the lack of oversight we’ve noted at […]

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Stop-Work Order Issued for New 7-Story Condo Development at 50-62 Clinton Street

Posted December 7, 2015 at 9:35 am

The one-story row of commercial buildings comprising 50-62 Clinton Street stood for decades. It was a lone holdout swallowed by the wave of gentrification breaking on the shores of the Lower East Side. No longer; swept aside six months ago for luxury living and the upper crust. Demolition of the seven-parcel development site took nigh […]

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