Karl Fischer’s 255 Bowery Marches Toward ‘Luxury Boutique Living’

Posted on: December 15th, 2014 at 9:33 am by
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Shortly after its big reveal over the summer, the project site at Karl Fischer’s 255 Bowery went quiet. Its facade left in a pre-completed skeletal state. Work resumed a few months later, though, and we are now seeing the final touches applied to the seven-story product. It’s a mass of steel and glass that complements the aesthetic of its immediate neighbor Sperone Westwater Gallery.

Banners announcing the identity of the new property were affixed to the sidewalk bridge last week, but didn’t last very long. They’re already in tatters. But at least we can still make out the tacky claim of 255 Bowery being “luxury boutique living.” Just what in sam hell does that mean? An accompanying website also dropped at roughly the same time making similarly outrageous claims, like how the Bowery is “uber-energized.”

The seven story metal and glass building of 255 Bowery brings a new caliber of a boutique luxury condominium living to the uber-energized Bowery.

Just two prime commercial retail spaces and four neat, gleaming two and three bedroom homes with European-style windows and sophisticated eye-for-detail finishes, imported German appliances, advanced technologies and kitchens made by Poggenpohl.

One dramatic three bedroom duplex penthouse with semi-panoramic skyline, roof terrace, and spacious living spaces.

Pricing for these four luxury units is not yet known.

It was June 2011 when we first learned about the condo conversion of 255 Bowery. Developer Shaky Cohen purchased the property for $5.5 million and commissioned Karl Fischer as designer.

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255 Bowery, June 2011

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