Cherry Street

Trendy ‘Brooklyn Fare’ Coming to Extell’s One Manhattan Square 9 Years After Pathmark Closure

Posted October 6, 2021 at 5:01 am

It took nearly a decade, but Extell has finally delivered on its promise for a supermarket to replace the Pathmark it destroyed on the Lower East Side waterfront. Yet, the future is as suspected – one that caters to the well-heeled residents living in the gargantuan tower above. This week brings word that Brooklyn Fare […]

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Extell Residents in Cherry Street Tower Bark Foul Over Abundance of Dogs Despite No Pet Policy

Posted September 22, 2021 at 5:04 am

Residents of Extell’s “affordable tower” at 227 Cherry Street are barking foul over the proliferation of pitbulls, despite the no-pet policy. We are told by current tenants that leases contain a strict stipulation prohibiting pets in apartments, and that management (Wavecrest) seems deaf and/or slow to act about the apparent violations. By some estimates, there […]

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Body Cam Shows Cops Shoot Transgender Woman After Attacking Husband with Knife at LES Extell Tower

Posted January 26, 2021 at 5:07 am

Body camera footage released by the NYPD last Thursday shows the moment officers shot to death a transgender woman armed with a knife during a bloody domestic feud at Extell’s affordable tower. The incident actually transpired two years ago, but the visuals only now came to light. In February 2019, the 7th Precinct responded to […]

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Wells Fargo Inspections Signal Extell’s Loan Interest for Cherry Street Tower

Posted January 12, 2021 at 5:06 am

It appears that Extell needs more money to operate 227 Cherry Street. Wavecrest Management, which oversees this affordable building in the shadow of One Manhattan Square, circulated a letter to tenants that Wells Fargo bank will be on-premise tomorrow for a “lender site inspection.” So, it would appear that Extell seeks another loan for this […]

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Eight Years After Extell, Still No Supermarket for Two Bridges

Posted November 24, 2020 at 5:05 am

With One Manhattan Square an eyesore of the Lower East Side skyline for so long, it’s almost impossible to remember what came before. Almost. Indeed, it’s been eight years since Pathmark officially closed its doors, leaving the surrounding Two Bridges community bereft of an affordable supermarket. For much of the local population, a walk to […]

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Lands End II Complex Sold to Related for $435M

Last modified November 19, 2020 at 7:38 pm

Related Companies finalized a deal this week to acquire two Section 8 affordable housing properties on the Lower East Side waterfront. The $435 million transaction for Lands End II at 265-275 Cherry Street, first reported by the Real Deal, is touted as one of the largest multifamily deals to go through since the outset of […]

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Tenants Fearful of Uptick in Crime at Extell’s Affordable Building on Cherry Street

Last modified October 6, 2020 at 7:34 pm

[Updated below] While real estate speculation along the Lower East Side waterfront continues, albeit gradually due to ongoing lawsuits, one skyline newcomer is reportedly plagued with crime. For Extell Development Corp. the plan from the get-go was two as-of-right towers at Cherry Street and Pike Slip. One Manhattan Square being the crown jewel with million-dollar […]

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Revisiting the Rise of Brooks Brothers on the Lower East Side

Posted July 15, 2020 at 5:08 am

Last week, Brooks Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing the coronavirus shutdown and fashion trends toward casual. Two firms are vying to acquire the 202-year-old formal wear company and inject new capital. Ergo, the time seemed appropriate to revisit the store’s connection to the Lower East Side. Brooks Brothers was actually founded near […]

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Extell Ends its Garbage Dumping Over the Property Line on Cherry Street

Posted June 26, 2020 at 5:02 am

Extell’s “affordable” residential complex on Cherry Street altered its illegal dumping habits in response to neighbor outcry and media coverage. Indeed, it all changed after the story ran on Bowery Boogie. For the last three months, up until this week, the super of 227 Cherry Street had been stashing refuse in a makeshift curbside corral […]

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On Cherry Street, Extell Dumps its Mountain of Garbage Next Door

Posted June 23, 2020 at 5:00 am

There is a persistent mountain of garbage on Cherry Street under the purview of Extell. Only problem is that it’s corralled and disposed on the property next door. Fed-up neighbors allege that the so-called “affordable building” at 227 Cherry Street – Extell erected this development alongside the ritzy One Manhattan Square – places its refuse […]

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