The Eastern Dispensary

Sell or Save: Dual Fates of 75 Essex and Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Overshadowed by SPURA Development

Posted February 14, 2014 at 6:01 am

Get on that steed and warn the locals; the carpetbaggers are coming. With the Essex Crossing SPURA project looming in the distance, speculation abounds. How much will Lower East Side property values increase? Will longtime residents be priced out? Who will benefit most? Will the neighborhood character disappear? These are but a taste of questions […]

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Preservationists Push LPC to Landmark ‘Eastern Dispensary’ Building at 75 Essex

Last modified December 9, 2013 at 8:14 am

Fueled by two notable landmarking victories in recent months – Bialystoker Nursing Home and 339 Grand Street – the Friends of the Lower East Side are retraining the crosshairs on another one-of-a-kind building. One we’ve covered at length – 75 Essex Street. As revealed here last month, 75 Essex is back on the market for […]

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Former ‘Eastern Dispensary’ Building at 75 Essex Street Back on the Market for $21M

Posted November 11, 2013 at 5:51 am

No matter what’s happening on the Lower East Side, we always have our eye on the Eastern Dispensary building at 75 Essex Street. Today, we learn that it’s back on the chopping block. This historic freestanding building has been on and off the market numerous times in previous years, most recently in February 2010. However, […]

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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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