Rothstein’s Hardware

Rothstein’s Hardware Returning to Clinton Street After 2 Years in Exile

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 7:12 pm

Rothstein’s Hardware is making a triumphant return to Clinton Street after two years exiled around the corner on Ridge Street. Business was rudely interrupted in the spring of 2014, when its building owner (Icon Realty) sold to DHA Capital for $28.95 million. That transaction resulted in the loss of several establishments – including WD-50 and Community […]

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Ridge Street Portfolio of 3 Buildings Asking $54 Million

Posted May 12, 2014 at 5:23 am

The Lower East Side gold rush knows no bounds. Every property is ostensibly for sale. Whole swaths of territory are being packaged and doled to the highest bidder. Remember the Bowery portfolio that fetched $62 million last year? Well, a much smaller portfolio is attracting a smilar price. Let’s now take a gander at the […]

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Rothstein’s Hardware Finally Moves Out of 56 Clinton Street Ahead of 7-Story Development

Last modified July 31, 2016 at 4:02 pm

Rothstein’s Hardware is officially gone from its longtime home at 56 Clinton Street. The mom-and-pop had been at this unique address for three decades, but forced to relocate thanks to a new seven-story development in the works. The OG store closed this weekend; henceforth, the business will sell goods from the larger footprint at 106 […]

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Renderings Show New Development to Replace Low-Rise 50-62 Clinton Street

Last modified March 26, 2014 at 9:55 am

The gradual disappearance of businesses along the only low-rise strip of Clinton Street was part of a grand plan for another development. With the passage of each commercial tenant, rumors abounded about what might take its place (Rothstein’s Hardware is still there, but moving soon). We kept hearing mixed-use residential, as first reported here back […]

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Rothstein’s Hardware is Moving to 106 Ridge Street; Redevelopment Still Looms

Posted January 21, 2014 at 5:39 am

As expected, Rothstein’s Hardware has been forced from its longtime home at 56 Clinton Street. The overstuffed, utilitarian store was a fixture on the block for several decades, but is now relocating eastward to a new location at 106 Ridge Street. We are told that the move will happen in “two to three weeks.” The […]

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Report: Low-Rise Stretch of Clinton Street to Be Demolished for New Development

Posted January 7, 2014 at 5:24 am

Like dominoes, they’re falling. Each of the businesses headquartered in the charming one-story row of retail at 52-60 Clinton Street are shuttering. There is rampant chatter around the block that the whole strip will likely come down in anticipation of a new development. The latest to go is streetwear brand Community 54, which opened this […]

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Rivington Hardware Now Operating at 166 Rivington

Last modified January 21, 2013 at 6:30 am

No doubt bucking the recent Lower East Side trend, one mom-and-pop has seemingly given way to another near Rivington and Clinton Streets.