53 Hester Street

Glassy Gertel’s Killing Condo Has Risen from the Dead on Hester Street

Posted July 7, 2015 at 5:14 am

Once dubbed a “historic hole,” the former home of Gertel’s Bakery at 53 Hester Street is now filled with an eleven-story tumor. Sitting unpretty. Unencumbered, even. The finger building disrobed a couple weeks ago after many months of construction work. In fact, the project site was fallow until late last year. It’s been a long […]

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Open House: 55 Hester Street

Last modified September 10, 2009 at 8:34 am

Back in March 2008, Curbed reported that a new dozen-story tumor was in the cards for 55 Hester Street, former home of Galore Tile Corp., and neighbor of pushed-out sweetheart Gertel’s.  Now those plans have come to fruition.  The replacement building of 27 condo units is nearly complete.  However, its white and turquois veneer very much […]