Iconic ‘Sohotel’ on the Bowery Hits the Market as $55M Development Opportunity

Last modified November 11, 2020 at 5:40 pm

One of the longest running hotel properties in the city is now on the market for an astronomical ask. Sohotel, the 94-key hotel at the corner Broome Street and the Bowery, is currently making the rounds as a “prime corner development site.” Asking price for the 42,000 square-foot property is $54.99 million. Despite the positioning […]

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SLA Changes Its Mind, Awards Liquor License to Peter Poulakakos at 146 Bowery

Posted March 7, 2014 at 5:11 am

Ever since last October, when the State Liquor Authority denied Peter Poulakakos (Dead Rabbit Tavern) a full liquor license to operate at 146 Bowery, the corner store has been stagnating behind rotten, tattered plywood. But the fight never actually ended. Behind the scenes, wheels were in motion to ensure that their 150-seat restaurant vision would materialize […]

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Looking Inside Kristen Vincent’s Forthcoming Bowery Seafood Spot

Posted April 11, 2013 at 6:10 am

With the continual ebb of the lighting district, nightlife stands to gain the most (Nightlight District?).

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Peter Poulakakos Takes the Fight to SLA for 146 Bowery

Posted February 22, 2013 at 9:04 am

Past attempts to create a drinking establishment here were met with denial by Community Board 2. Now it’s “Bowery Restaurant Group” trying to make a go of it.

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Night Lighting on Hester Street Parks HQ Building

Posted April 24, 2012 at 11:34 am

The Sohotel ain’t the only one in the neighborhood with a flair for colorful night lights.

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SoHotel Flower Advertising on Bowery

Posted March 1, 2011 at 6:18 am

Some leftover Valentine’s Day-themed advertising from the SoHotel was spotted at the southeast corner of Bowery and Broome.

Early Edition: July 7

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

[Photo Credit: Steven Gibaldi]

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Shakeup in the Bowery Lighting District

Posted March 1, 2010 at 6:41 am

The storied lighting district of the lower Bowery will soon lose two big-time players.  Firstly, Bowery Interiors/Lite Elite at 148 Bowery is closing up shop for good.  Yellow-and-red signs hanging ominously in the windows advertise a fire sale of store inventory.