224 Mulberry Condo Shows Itself; Little Italy Zoning Height Restrictions Ignored

Posted August 11, 2014 at 6:10 am

The trendy transformation from car-park to condoplex is nearly complete at 224 Mulberry Street. It’s been a complete construction zone these last few months, resulting in the new superstructure you now see. Half the netting was recently removed to reveal the all-brick exterior. The recent addition of a banner advertises that sales begin in “late […]

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250 Bowery Receives New Plywood Fence

Posted April 13, 2011 at 6:09 am

Oh, 250 Bowery! You thought we’d forgotten about you. Not the case, good ol’ friend.

The Future of 250 Bowery

Posted January 11, 2011 at 6:08 am

250 Bowery has had a tumultuous life in recent years. The original row of buildings that had been standing for decades was dismantled in 2006 to make way for a high-tech boutique hotel by FLAnk Architects, complete with geothermal wells.  Yet, like so many other new neighborhood developments, it went belly up after the economy […]

248 Bowery is So Tall

Posted September 23, 2010 at 6:23 am

Pretty much the only movement at the stalled 250 Bowery worksite in the last six months has been from street writers and bill pasters. But one particular vandal scored the money shot.

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250 Bowery is Kaput

Posted April 9, 2010 at 6:33 am

One year ago, financial woes over a new eight-story, eco-friendly Bowery hotel plagued FLAnk Architects to the point of foreclosure. In that time, 250 Bowery has slowly decayed into a veritable urban wasteland.  A dormant pit of doom defined by overgrowth, rusty steel pylons, and errant trash. At least YOINK is still there!

Rat Den at 250 Bowery

Last modified July 30, 2009 at 7:28 am

One major problem with stalled construction projects around the neighborhood is the inevitable transformation to rat den.  All too often, the furry critters find glorious haven in the floating trash, twisted rebar, and pools of liquid.  Indeed, you may recall the “rat castle” of 179 Ludlow Street, which was initially planned as luxury living. Keeping […]