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Looking at the Luxury Conversion of the Former Bialystoker Nursing Home

Posted October 20, 2020 at 5:00 am

Conversion of the former Bialystoker Nursing Home is well underway on East Broadway. Work commenced a year ago, but visible progress is now palpable. The landmark building – designated as such in 2013 – is encased in scaffolding, elevator shaft, and cranes, and windows busted out. In the near future, it will yield more luxury […]

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Luxury Conversion of Landmark Bialystoker Nursing Home Underway

Posted August 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

No longer home for the aged, the Bialystoker on East Broadway is henceforth a lap of luxury. Round Square Development (née Ascend Group) filed the first permits last week to begin the conversion process. To renovate the “existing community facility” into condo units. The rooftop water tank was also removed over the weekend. You’ll recall […]

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Days After $47.5M Building Sale, Historic Jewish Heritage Mural on East Broadway is Erased

Posted November 8, 2016 at 5:11 am

No sooner did the Bialystoker Nursing Home and its adjacent buildings sell than the historic Jewish heritage mural get buffed into oblivion. Last Thursday, Ascend Group, the development firm helmed by Rob Kaliner, bought the properties at 226, 228, and 232 East Broadway for a whopping $47.5 million. (The amount was more than double the […]

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Bialystoker Nursing Home Designated a Landmark

Posted May 24, 2013 at 6:08 am

The “highly desirable development site” just lost some luster for developers. But for grassroots preservationists who led the charge, it was a huge win nearly two years in the making. The nine-story Bialystoker Home at 228 East Broadway was designated a landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Wednesday afternoon. Board vote was unanimous. Most […]

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Margaret Chin Urges LPC to Landmark Bialystoker Home

Posted August 13, 2012 at 6:28 am

The fight to keep Bialystoker a nursing home was lost nearly one year ago, but the battle for its mere survival on the Lower East Side is still very much alive.

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Support Bialystoker Landmarking Tonight!

Posted March 20, 2012 at 6:18 am

Last-ditch efforts to landmark the Bialystoker Nursing Home continue tonight with an appeal to Community Board 3. Details inside!

Forum on Bialystoker Nursing Home Next Week

Posted January 27, 2012 at 11:29 am

Next week, there’s a panel discussion regarding the historic Bialystoker Nursing Home in an effort to bolster support for landmark status. Details inside!

Support the Landmarking of the Bialystoker Building on East Broadway!

Last modified January 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm

Having no success in saving the facility, activists are strengthening efforts to secure landmark status for the Depression-era building.

Another Rally Planned to Save Bialystoker Nursing Home

Posted August 17, 2011 at 6:18 am

A few weeks after a highly-visible rally outside Bialystoker Nursing Home on East Broadway, organizers have just planned another such get-together for August 23.

Bialystoker Nursing Home Closing; Rally Planned Today

Posted August 3, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Bialystoker Nursing Home, a fixture of the Lower East Side community for eighty years, is set to close its doors in October. More after the jump!