Shalom Eisner

Eisner Bros. at 75 Essex Doubles Down on Driveway Security with Towering Fences

Posted December 9, 2015 at 5:12 am

Eisner Bros. has gone full-on DEFCON 5. Apparently, neither Saturn SUV nor locked crowd control barricade could deter trespassers from gaining entrance to the L-shaped alleyway behind 75 Essex Street. So, owner Shalom Eisner completely upped the ante last month. He’s most definitely not fucking around. An enormous, ten-foot fence system is now in place at […]

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With Essex Crossing Looming, ‘Developer’s Dream’ 75 Essex Street Ups the Ask to $39M

Posted January 21, 2015 at 5:00 am

The big neighborhood news of late is the drop-load of renderings for Phase 1 of the Essex Crossing mega-project. Just like that, ten Lower East Side parcels, some previously vacant, will be completely redeveloped in the next decade. We had it on good authority in 2014 that Taconic Partners – part of the Delancey Street […]

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Email Reveals Probable Expansion of Essex Crossing to Include Eastern Dispensary Building at 75 Essex [EXCLUSIVE]

Posted March 20, 2014 at 5:55 am

Despite recent news to the contrary, Taconic Partners (or, more likely, one of its subsidiaries) is very much still interested in purchasing the Eastern Dispensary building at 75 Essex Street, as we first reported. We now have what appears to be smoking gun evidence that an expansion of Essex Crossing is on the table, but […]

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Rumor: Essex Crossing Developer Taconic Partners Offering Buyout to 75 Essex Street Owner

Last modified February 27, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Here’s a juicy rumor for you. A credible source with knowledge of the matter relays that Taconic Partners, one of the developers behind Essex Crossing, is reportedly offering owner Shalom Eisner a hefty sum for the Eastern Dispensary Building at 75 Essex Street. A possible expansion of the original SPURA proposal is allegedly afoot. This rumor […]

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Notes from CB3: Back to the Drawing Board for 75 Essex Landmarking

Last modified February 26, 2014 at 9:39 am

After a three-hour meeting, and despite massive support for the landmarking of 75 Essex Street, the full board voted last night that the owner, Shalom Eisner, was not properly notified of the CB3 meeting. Therefore, the proposal must head back to the committee to be revisited in the future. This measure overturned the previous approval by the […]

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Dispensary to Sporting Goods: The Eastern Dispensary at 75 Essex

Last modified May 5, 2022 at 3:59 pm

I decided to take another look at some old notes about 75 Essex Street (aka 232 Broome) since this building is coming up on the Landmarks Preservation Commissions’ calendar for possible preservation.

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Eisner Brothers Building at 75 Essex for Sale

Last modified November 28, 2021 at 5:41 am

There is some unfortunate news to report today.  The Eisner Brothers Building at 75 Essex Street is now on the open market. Allison B. Siegel, an educator at the Tenement Museum, provided an excerpt of the exclusive story, including an interview with owner Shalom Eisner. Shalom Eisner grew up in Williamsburg and in 1977 rented […]

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