MacDougal Street Synagogue

MacDougal Street Synagogue Closes its 97 Allen Hostel

Posted May 12, 2011 at 6:18 am

The rather shady hostel that’s been operating at 97 Allen Street, misleadingly named MacDougal Street Synagogue, is now kaput.

Hostel Alert: South of Houston Apartments at 97 Allen

Last modified May 11, 2011 at 7:43 pm

Down, but not completely out, underground hostels are still very much a reality in this town.  Though some are more conspicuous than others. In any event, there’s still some comfort in knowing that these institutions can survive amidst the trendy, multi-zillion-dollar hotel projects sprouting (or stalling out) all around the Lower East Side.