15 Orchard Street

Chic Tracksuit Purveyor Suzie Kondi Readies Orchard Street Boutique

Posted March 1, 2022 at 5:02 am

With CW Pencils erased from lower Orchard Street, its former store now returns with a taste of velour. Suzie Kondi, the Aussie New Yorker who rode the normcore wave of the pandemic to success with velour tracksuits, is on the precipice of opening her eponymous boutique. With the locals favorite gone from 15 Orchard barely […]

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Pencils Down: Famed LES Purveyor of Graphite Bows out Next Weekend

Posted October 11, 2021 at 5:01 am

The quirky Lower East Side pencil shop, CW Pencil Enterprise, has reached the end of the line. The so-called “purveyor of superior graphite,” which spent the last seven years pushing pencils of all persuasions, first on Forsyth then Orchard, is down for the count. Yet planning a final farewell for this weekend. Ownership announced the […]

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Orchard Street Shop Continues Pushing Pencils During a Pandemic

Posted May 29, 2020 at 5:05 am

Many independent neighborhood businesses have been impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown, including CW Pencil Enterprise. Established in 2014, the pencil purveyor of Orchard Street is feeling the pains of the pandemic and adjusting as best they can during. Owner Caroline Weaver explains how they’ve been trying to keep the business afloat. “Adapting to this new […]

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CW Pencil Enterprise Reopens on Orchard Street this Friday

Posted October 17, 2017 at 5:16 am

The so-called “purveyors of superior graphite” are readying their illustrious return to the Lower East Side. CW Pencil Enterprise just announced that the store will resume retail operations at the new Orchard Street digs this Friday. The change of scenery was owed to interior remodeling at its old Forsyth Street location. Renovations reportedly created a […]

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15 Orchard Street Sold for $5.25M [Updated]

Last modified February 20, 2017 at 7:29 am

Last month, wholesale apparel shop T-Shirt Express was forced up the block to 29 Orchard Street. We learned at the time that the move was a function of the building being sold just weeks prior. Now comfortable in its new digs – way larger and less cluttered than the former – let’s take inventory of […]

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T-Shirt Express Moves up the Block as 15 Orchard Street Changes Hands

Posted January 3, 2017 at 5:15 am

T-Shirt Express, the wholesale apparel shop known for its cheap price points on everything from tees and hoodies to custom designs, is on the move. Purportedly forced out due to real estate speculation. But it’s not going far. Last week, the store began packing up its longtime headquarters at 15 Orchard Street for greener pastures up […]

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A Block from Jarmulowsky Hotel, 15 Orchard Street Hits the Open Market for $4.5M

Posted February 17, 2015 at 9:21 am

With the 105-room Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel still a couple years from reality, the immediate area is already benefitting. Well, for the landlords, at least. Prices keep increasing here on the outskirts of Chinatown. The latest example is this stout, four-story tenement at 15 Orchard Street. The mixed-use building hit the market last week for $4.5 […]

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