185-191 Bowery Primed for Demolition
The genie in the LES-lamp might be granting Brack Capital its wish sooner than expected – it appears 185-191 Bowery will be leveled imminently. Within the last week or so, a new scaffolding was erected below the century-old townhouse at 185 Bowery. You may recall that this was once the home of longtime resident and holdout Roberta Degnore who begrudgingly accepted a financial settlement to move out after months of fighting the developer. Furthermore, demolition X’s and “ROs” are spray-painted along the ironwork connecting the properties.
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The boutique hotel planned for this site will reportedly be 110,000 square-feet, and have 224 rooms. Still no renderings as yet, just a website with this same vague description of the property. And construction on the site is still expected to start in Q2 2009…
185-191 Bowery Hotel Manhattan
A 110,000 sq ft boutique hotel in Manhattan’s fastest developing neighborhood. The 224 room hotel is located in Nolita, with spectacular view of SoHo and its surrounding due to special air rights unique for its location. Construction expected to start Q2/2009.