Nativity Mission Condo Development at 204 Forsyth Capped, Nearly Sold Out

Posted on: March 17th, 2016 at 5:00 am by
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The self-proclaimed “edgy refinement” of upper Forsyth Street is little more than a hole in the ground. Indeed, two years after the Nativity Mission school was razed, progress toward the seven-story luxury condo development finally hit the literal climax. The building is topped out as of this week.

For a while there, the new 204 Forsyth Street was a zombie development thanks to some severe delays. But it reanimated earlier this winter.

As previously reported, the seven-story tumor at 204 Forsyth is to boast eleven two- and three-bedroom apartments. Sales debuted last May and there is only one remaining unit available for purchase, according to StreetEasy – a two-bedroom place on the fifth floor that’s currently under contract for $3.6 million. Meantime, the Nativity project is apparently deemed the priciest new development on the Lower East Side behind Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel/condo at 215 Chrystie Street just across the way.

Notorious feces-throwing money man Charles Saulson is the owner-developer who acquired 204 Forsyth in 2012. Before its demise in February 2014, the 1927-era tenement was the forty-year home of the Jesuit-run Nativity Mission School whose goal was fighting poverty on the Lower East Side.

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The new 204 Forsyth St.

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