152 Elizabeth Street

‘Issey Miyake’ Not Headed to Kenmare Condo, After All

Posted March 5, 2020 at 5:07 am

Issey Miyake is not coming to Kenmare Street, after all. The teaser banner hanging in the ground floor of the new Tadao Ando condoplex has been advertising the new boutique flagship for many months. It’s now a moot point, as the store is not happening. Confirmed by corporate. And the custom website printed (iminnolita.com) is […]

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Issey Miyake Boutique will Eventually Open on Kenmare Street [Updated]

Last modified February 28, 2020 at 9:11 am

That so-called jewel box development at Elizabeth and Kenmare Streets is a sore site for these eyes. With the mess of construction materials long-gone, the hulking concrete mass feels somewhat like a prison complex. And into this condo compound, a trendy international retailer on the ground level. Eye-grabbing teaser signage for Issey Miyake has been […]

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Big Reveal Begins at Tadao Ando’s 152 Elizabeth Street Condos

Posted July 18, 2017 at 5:09 am

Tadao Ando’s seven-story “jewel box” condo project in Little Italy topped out back in February. It’s now undressing. The network of netting and ironwork is starting to come down at 152 Elizabeth Street, revealing the spartan glass-and-concrete design. A large panel obstructing the new facade was removed over the last several days. With entry on […]

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Tadao Ando’s ‘Jewel Box’ Condo at 152 Elizabeth Finally Breaks Threshold, Reaches One Story Height

Posted August 1, 2016 at 5:12 am

It’s been a couple years since we checked in with Tadao Ando’s condo project in Little Italy. That time was spent demolishing the former parking garage and, presumably, on underpinning work around the project site. Concrete construction progress really wasn’t too notable until recently. The new 152 Elizabeth Street (aka 14 Kenmare) is only now […]

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‘Partial Demolition’ of Elizabeth Street Parking Garage Begins Ahead of Luxury Conversion; Hype Banners Arrive Onsite

Posted December 4, 2014 at 5:37 am

Nine months ago, developer duo Sumaida + Khurana acquired the commercial building at 152 Elizabeth Street for $21 million with the intention of developing the property. The brick box at the corner of Kenmare Street was subsequently boarded up in anticipation of the wrecking ball. Its replacement is more upper crust glass – a seven-story, […]

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Elizabeth Street Parking Garage Boarded Up; Luxury Development Coming Soon

Last modified June 16, 2014 at 4:39 pm

The parking garage at 152 Elizabeth Street (aka 14 Kenmare) is no longer in operation. Its years as a carpark will soon be supplanted by luxury housing. Earlier this week, plywood boards were placed at the entrance with asbestos abatement notices in tow. No parking signs, too (oh, the irony). As previously reported, this brick […]

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Elizabeth Street Parking Structure to Fall for More Luxury Housing Designed by Tadao Ando

Posted March 14, 2014 at 6:02 am

All the real estate speculation, media puff pieces, and restaurant openings on Kenmare Street ultimately led to this. Another Little Italy parking lot selloff into luxury housing. Crain’s reported last week that developer duo Sumaida + Khurana closed on the commercial building at 152 Elizabeth Street for $21 million. The all-brick structure itself won’t survive the […]

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