Mulberry House

Nirvanna Designs Returns to Mulberry House for Seasonal Pop-Up

Posted November 13, 2014 at 6:08 am

Mulberry House continues to hold out for a money commercial tenant to round out its ranks. The ground level store at 290 Mulberry Street – hailed as a “prime retail opportunity” for years – just sits vacant. In the year since Nirvanna Designs held a pop-up shop, nothing of substance has moved in. Only advertising […]

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Have You Seen this Guy Taping Eclectic Artwork Around the Neighborhood?

Last modified April 10, 2014 at 7:54 am

Perhaps you’ve seen him post artwork around the streets of the Lower East Side. Dude throws up his scribbly artwork with masking tape, and just hangs out. It’s usually a quick show, and then the eclectic posters are removed. We’ve spotted the man in and around the Bowery, including the Chase Bank at East First […]

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The Mulberry House Adds Pop-Up Shop from Nirvanna Designs

Posted November 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

Hailed as a “prime retail opportunity” for the better part of the last year, the Mulberry House at 290 Mulberry finally scored a ground floor tenant. But it’s only temporary. As of this weekend, the cold concrete space is a seasonal pop-up for the knitwear brand Nirvanna Designs. Nirvanna Designs is an Asian-inspired brand that […]

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Mulberry House at 290 Mulberry is Tagged, Still Struggling

Posted November 8, 2013 at 6:05 am

SHoP Architects’ Mulberry House at 290 Mulberry Street was welcomed by graffiti writer RAMER last week, the first to tag the facade. It remained in place for a couple days before the building crew scrubbed it clean. Meanwhile, there’s not much else to report on this front. Even though the undulating shitbox is practically complete, it […]

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Mulberry House Sheds Plywood, Fixing Peeling Facade

Posted February 20, 2013 at 9:18 am

The recently rechristened Mulberry House, once referred to as New York’s saddest starchitecture, is back on track after yet another months-long derailment.

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Post-Sandy Peeling at 290 Mulberry

Posted November 19, 2012 at 10:18 am

It’s a peeling pariah that continues to limp toward the proverbial finish line. 290 Mulberry, a four-year-old saga worthy of a hundred posts, is two months past due.

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