A Plea to Ludlow Litterbugs

Posted August 11, 2010 at 6:24 am

It appears the student residents of the Ludlow Residence have taken a stand against neighborhood litterbugs.  Two saplings outside the gargantuan structure are adorned with urban etiquette signage, written in the point of view of the flora.

3rd Avenue Rezoning Plan Up for Review

Posted May 25, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Department of City Planning sent out an email blast yesterday regarding the new Third Avenue Corridor Rezoning Proposal, which aims to limit out-of-scale development.  Case in point, the egregious 26-story NYU church dorm on 12th Street which towers over the rest of the neighborhood. The area included in the plan encompasses East 9th to […]

Ludlow Residence Inks Deal with The Kings College

Last modified May 13, 2010 at 3:52 pm

As initially reported back in March, Baruch College plans to share dorm space with the School of Visual Arts at the Ludlow Residence.  Today, Crain’s brings word that a third city school will be joining the slumber party at 101 Ludlow.  The Kings College recently inked a two-year deal with SVA to occupy floors 14 […]

Baruch College to Dorm in Ludlow Residence

Posted March 19, 2010 at 9:59 am

According to The Ticker, the Baruch College newspaper, the CUNY school will share the Ludlow Residence with the School of Visual Arts.  Students will reportedly have the opportunity to live at 101 Ludlow starting fall semester 2010, which “provides the opportunity to partake in the traditional college experience.”

Ludlow Residence Graffiti

Posted February 3, 2010 at 6:11 am

In recent days, the Ludlow Residence penitentiary was officially initiated into the Lower East Side. Five floors up, the building finally has its first visible graffito. It only took about a year. Scrubbing that off the facade will be quite the task.

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Green Pasture on Ludlow

Posted June 2, 2009 at 8:04 am

Roughly six weeks ago, the penitentiary known as the Ludlow Residence was busy preparing its terrace in anticipation of fall move-in. The outdoor space, nay dorm sundeck, now boasts green pastures and a haphazard inlay of criss-crossing sidewalk tiles. From above, the site is somewhat dizzying. With the dreaded Thompson LES wreaking havoc on residents […]

Tearing Up Ludlow

Posted February 9, 2009 at 10:17 am

It appears the Ludlow Residence is under the knife again. For the past week or so, jackhammer and street-saw crews have been cutting through the street and newly-poured sidewalk just outside the building’s Ludlow entrance. The onsite permits indicate Con Edison is in control of the situation, which means some sort of electrical maintenance. But […]

Dorm Update: Not Quite There

Posted December 29, 2008 at 10:20 am

While the rest of the dorm is still under construction, the T-Mobile outpost in the Ludlow Residence will reportedly open for business today. Nothing too exciting. Around the corner on Ludlow, the entrance and inner hallway seem to be taking shape. Not quite there yet, though. Related Reading:Ludlow Residence coverage [BoweryBoogie]

A Tree Grows on Ludlow

Last modified July 19, 2009 at 1:20 am

Now that the Ludlow Residence is pretty much completed, the exterior beautification begins. Trees were planted on a beleaguered street relatively devoid of vegetation. Related Reading:Ludlow Residence Coverage [BoweryBoogie]

Ludlow Residence Goes Cellular

Posted November 3, 2008 at 10:16 am

A new T-Mobile wireless store is set to open in one ground level storefront of the Ludlow Residence (96 Delancey) eyesore. Signage was recently unveiled. Related Reading:Ludlow Residence Coverage [BoweryBoogie]