75 Essex Street

Rumor: Essex Crossing Developer Taconic Partners Offering Buyout to 75 Essex Street Owner

Last modified February 27, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Here’s a juicy rumor for you. A credible source with knowledge of the matter relays that Taconic Partners, one of the developers behind Essex Crossing, is reportedly offering owner Shalom Eisner a hefty sum for the Eastern Dispensary Building at 75 Essex Street. A possible expansion of the original SPURA proposal is allegedly afoot. This rumor […]

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Notes from CB3: Back to the Drawing Board for 75 Essex Landmarking

Last modified February 26, 2014 at 9:39 am

After a three-hour meeting, and despite massive support for the landmarking of 75 Essex Street, the full board voted last night that the owner, Shalom Eisner, was not properly notified of the CB3 meeting. Therefore, the proposal must head back to the committee to be revisited in the future. This measure overturned the previous approval by the […]

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Sell or Save: Dual Fates of 75 Essex and Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Overshadowed by SPURA Development

Posted February 14, 2014 at 6:01 am

Get on that steed and warn the locals; the carpetbaggers are coming. With the Essex Crossing SPURA project looming in the distance, speculation abounds. How much will Lower East Side property values increase? Will longtime residents be priced out? Who will benefit most? Will the neighborhood character disappear? These are but a taste of questions […]

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CB3 Committee Approves Jarmulowsky Cupola Restoration and Landmark Designation for 75 Essex

Last modified February 7, 2014 at 10:26 am

The landmarks subcommittee of Community Board 3 last night voted on two significant measures affecting the architectural character of the neighborhood. Both the Jarmulowsky Bank Building rooftop restoration and the bid to landmark 75 Essex Street resulted in unanimous approval from the pared-down panel. Let’s start with the certificate of appropriateness for the Jarmulowsky rooftop at […]

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Preservationists Push LPC to Landmark ‘Eastern Dispensary’ Building at 75 Essex

Last modified December 9, 2013 at 8:14 am

Fueled by two notable landmarking victories in recent months – Bialystoker Nursing Home and 339 Grand Street – the Friends of the Lower East Side are retraining the crosshairs on another one-of-a-kind building. One we’ve covered at length – 75 Essex Street. As revealed here last month, 75 Essex is back on the market for […]

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Former ‘Eastern Dispensary’ Building at 75 Essex Street Back on the Market for $21M

Posted November 11, 2013 at 5:51 am

No matter what’s happening on the Lower East Side, we always have our eye on the Eastern Dispensary building at 75 Essex Street. Today, we learn that it’s back on the chopping block. This historic freestanding building has been on and off the market numerous times in previous years, most recently in February 2010. However, […]

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Cops Nab Cell Phone Thief on Rivington Street Early Yesterday

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

Cell phone robberies are seemingly on the rise of late. A tipster tells us that early yesterday morning, two male Hispanics allegedly snatched a woman’s cell phone outside 123 Rivington Street (Welcome to the Johnson’s). Apparently plainclothes officers in an undercover cab witnessed the scene, while the woman screamed “give me my phone.” Cops tackled […]

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Dispensary to Sporting Goods: The Eastern Dispensary at 75 Essex

Last modified May 5, 2022 at 3:59 pm

I decided to take another look at some old notes about 75 Essex Street (aka 232 Broome) since this building is coming up on the Landmarks Preservation Commissions’ calendar for possible preservation.

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The Sheldon Silver Food Donation on Essex Street

Posted November 26, 2012 at 11:29 am

Yesterday afternoon, we stumbled upon a rather large food dump at the southwest corner of Essex and Broome Streets.

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Belle & Sebastian on 75 Essex Street

Posted August 31, 2010 at 6:18 am

The home of Eisner Brothers on Essex Street has fallen prey to some guerrilla promo for the new Belle & Sebastian record, Write About Love.  The album title is chalked in rainbow colors on the rear brick facade of 75 Essex Street, facing the municipal parking lot.

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