157 Ludlow Street

Clayton’s Corner: Bystander Injured in Banksy Installation Removal on Ludlow

Posted October 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Every time Banksy puts up a new piece during his month-long NYC “residency,” vandals, collectors, and admirers swarm the chosen locations. Mere days after the Bristol-based street artist placed a mural-laden car in the vacant lot at 157 Ludlow Street, the doors were stolen. Then yesterday afternoon, the exhibit was carted away to an unspecified […]

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Own a Hell Square Penthouse with Irrigated Roofdeck

Posted June 12, 2013 at 10:14 am

In case you wanted to own a tenement penthouse in the heart of Hell Square, have a gander at this listing.

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SakaMai Starts Slinging Sake Thursday at 157 Ludlow

Last modified December 18, 2012 at 8:13 am

Sakamai has been in hushed preview mode for about a week, but will officially launch tomorrow at 157 Ludlow Street.

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SakaMai “Sake Lounge” Opening Next Month at 157 Ludlow

Last modified December 2, 2012 at 10:03 pm

Tenement, Blue Seats, The Draft, and Bar 157 all met their maker within a short six-year span. Sakamai is up next.

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SakaMai Japanese Restaurant Angling for 157 Ludlow

Last modified May 16, 2012 at 7:36 pm

157 Ludlow Street has had zero luck holding down a commercial tenant ever since Tenement folded back in December 2006.

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The Draft (aka Bar 157) on Ludlow Closes

Posted January 5, 2012 at 6:28 am

Judging by the relatively high turnover rate in recent times, 157 Ludlow Street is a hexed property through and through.

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Streetside Sketchpad: Ludlow Living

Posted January 11, 2011 at 2:52 pm

Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock is back with another drawing for this week’s Streetside Sketchpad!

The Draft Debuts Today

Last modified June 28, 2012 at 12:10 am

Draft day is here, and we’re not talking fantasy football or hockey.  True to their word, the newest Hell Square drinking establishment called The Draft debuts today at 157 Ludlow Street, formerly Blue Seats.  Right on time, too.

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The Draft to Open at 157 Ludlow

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:39 am

It didn’t take long for a replacement watering hole to seize control of the former Blue Seats space at 157 Ludlow.  Five months after the high-end sports venture shuttered, a bar called The Draft is taking its place. Which explains the increased activity around the site, including the new paint job.

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