118 East First Street

Nine-Story Condo Building on East 1st Street Rising Fast After Years of Dormancy

Posted January 11, 2021 at 5:14 am

The pre-war tenement at 118 East 1st Street was razed almost six years ago already. It took this long, but the residential replacement is finally making some serious progress. The project parcel largely remained dormant until late last year, when the steel superstructure began its ascent. It now stands at roughly eight stories, almost at […]

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One Final Visit to 118 East 1st Street (and Darinka) Before Demolition [PHOTOS]

Last modified March 28, 2018 at 11:01 pm

Grab your flashilights ’cause we are going back to the beginning of 118 East 1st Street, and also to face the sad reality that is demolition all over our neighborhood. Hard hats must be worn at all times. Do not ascend stairwell, floors have been removed. Do not open this door, roof has been removed. […]


Transformation of 118 East First Street is Complete

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:33 am

The exterior transformation of 118 East First Street from punk to bunk is now complete. Its fate was sealed last week when the entire facade was whitewashed, forever hiding the fingerprint of Body & Soul Tattoo. For awhile there, the kickass branding fit well alongside the Nice Guy Eddie’s Kiss mural.

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Body & Soul Tattoo at 118 East First is Closed

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Body & Soul Tattoo at 118 East First Street has been closed for months, brown paper masking the windows, and an NYCRS leasing banner up above.  Over the summer we had called the Jersey City branch to learn what was what.  At the time, we were told that renovations were afoot.

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