125 Stanton Street

Former Silver Monuments on Stanton Street is Now a Yoga Studio

Posted October 6, 2017 at 5:00 am

And now, a corpse pose of another sort for 125 Stanton Street. The former Silver Monuments at the southeast corner of Essex Street closed up shop exactly two years ago. Until this week, it been vacant, with the eponymous landlord having spent the interim seeking a replacement tenant. At the time of closure, Silver allegedly […]

For the Old Silver Monuments on Stanton Street, a Temporary Touch of Clairvoyance

Posted August 24, 2016 at 5:11 am

From death to clairvoyance. Having suffered exactly one year of dormancy, the former Silver Monuments tombstone shop on Stanton Street returns to life. Albeit as a fake psychic shop for a scene in Blue Bloods. The neon sign arrived in the windows of 125 Stanton Street Monday afternoon, throwing several readers for a loop. How could […]

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Silver Monuments Departing the LES After More than 60 Years in Business

Last modified August 31, 2015 at 8:48 am

And so it goes, the last gravestone business on the Lower East Side is leaving. We knew eventually the day would come when Silver Monument Works would depart, but are in mourning nonetheless. Oh, that awesome antique store signage. Neighborhood documentarian Clayton Patterson informs us that owner Murray Silver is gearing up for a move […]

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Memorial Mural Painted for Victims of Cop Violence Outside a Lower East Side Tombstone Shop

Posted December 29, 2014 at 5:39 am

The Little Italy Street Art Project is back with another timely statement outside its namesake neighborhood. And again on the Lower East Side. The grassroots arts group helped commission a new piece to commemorate those fallen young men in the news of late. It’s a memorial mural spray-painted by Cassius Fouler in a fitting location – […]

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Paramount Scouting Apartments for “Finchley Dreams”

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Within the last week or so, location scouts from Paramount Pictures canvassed the neighborhood from Clinton Street to the Bowery.

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