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14-Story Eldridge Street Hotel Hit with Stop Work Order

Posted January 21, 2021 at 5:03 am

The hotel newcomer underway on lower Eldridge Street – recently topped out at fourteen stories – met the might of the city. Inspectors from Department of Buildings issued a stop-work order on 79 Eldridge about a week ago. It’s a full order which only allows work “to provide shoring for all staircases and provide design […]

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Marriott’s Moxy Hotel on the Bowery Begins 18-Story Ascent

Posted December 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

The first elements of the new Moxy hotel on the Bowery are now visible. Peeking above the tattered boards at Bowery is a network of structural steel beams. Department of Buildings signage onsite promises a rather optimistic completion date of “spring 2022.” Given progress thus far, though, meeting the goal seems unrealistic. As reported, the […]

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Stolen Years Ago, Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel Installs Replica Clock

Posted October 7, 2020 at 5:00 am

When it comes to the Jarmulowsky Bank Building, instances abound of “first time in a long time.” From its restored facade, windows, and wooden doors to the historically accurate cupola replica. Now it’s time to add the clock to that tally, too. Indeed, as part of the years-running hotel conversion spearheaded by DLJ Real Estate […]

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Sam Chang Plans 13-Story Hotel to Replace Chinatown Garage

Posted September 30, 2020 at 5:00 am

Another downtown parking garage is doomed for replacement, with a new hotel on the way. Down at 62 Mulberry Street, the five-floor car-park is ready for redevelopment. Prolific hotelier Sam Chang is gunning to construct a thirteen-story beast, with design by frequent collaborator Gene Kaufman Architect. The proposed hotel will boast 103 keys spread across […]

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Major Hoarding Happening Beneath Hotel Scaffolding on Orchard Street

Posted July 10, 2020 at 5:00 am

Somebody call Hoarders, there’s a junk mound on Orchard Street. For the last few months, a homeless man has been camping beneath the decade-old scaffold affixed to the hotel at 139 Orchard Street (aka the Allen Street Hotel). The individual gradually amassed a collection of garbage, furniture, and other prized street possessions. And apparently, the […]

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CitizenM Lights up 20-Story Tribute for ‘Black Lives Matter’ on the Bowery

Last modified June 11, 2020 at 11:30 am

The CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery is again using its window matrix to disseminate a message. This time, it’s for Black Lives Matter. The stunt, which lights windows to spell “BLM,” started on Monday. The 20-story modular hotel last made headlines in April with a similar action to praise first-responders on the front to fight […]

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Marriott’s Moxy Hotel Lays Waste to Bowery Corner

Posted February 13, 2020 at 5:00 am

Gone is more than a century of Bowery history. Reduced to a dirt lot while it awaits the Moxy hotel. The backhoe, meanwhile, sits atop its latest victim. Victorious. As reported, the new Lighting District development will rise eighteen stories, deliver 300 guest rooms and a gym, all spread across roughly 85,831 square-feet of space. […]

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14-Story Eldridge Street Hotel Nears the Top

Posted February 5, 2020 at 5:14 am

Jammed between pre-war tenements on Eldridge Street – on a block that hasn’t seen much destruction – is the latest hotel to join the overcrowded party. Under construction for more than two years, this narrow finger building is nearing its apex. This week it reached an approximate eleven-story height. Designed by Michael Kang, the development […]

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The ‘Moxy Hotel’ on the Bowery will Ascend 18 Stories

Posted April 15, 2019 at 5:02 am

Details of Marriott’s new Moxy Hotel on the Bowery are finally coming into focus. And it’s not pretty. Moxy is to occupy a larger chunk of real estate than previously thought. In fact, an entire corner will fall. Two different owners sold out to Lightstone Group last August for a combined $56.6 million payday – […]

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Arrested Development: New 14-Story Hotel on Eldridge Street Stalls

Posted March 27, 2019 at 5:03 am

Reactivated, then deactivated. One year later, there isn’t much to show for the incoming hotel at 79 Eldridge Street. It was February 2018 that construction commenced on the new 14-story lodge. And here we are; the superstructure is barely out of the ground at a height of about two stories. It’ll eventually hit fourteen floors […]

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