United Hebrew Community

Modular Housing at 201 East Broadway is Above Ground

Posted October 26, 2018 at 5:06 am

Over a year after groundbreak, the new 201 East Broadway is coming into focus. The foundation and first floors are in place, as is a glitzy rendering of the incoming modular apartment complex. Plans call for seven stories stacked with a payload of ten apartments. Current progress is almost two stories. Each pre-fab condo unit […]

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East Broadway Construction Site Reactivates Months After Destabilization Scare

Posted September 1, 2017 at 5:00 am

An East Broadway construction site just reactivated, more than two months after excavation work was thought to have destabilized the adjacent tenement at 205 East Broadway. The city-issued stop-work order was lifted in mid-August. It is here at 201-203 East Broadway that local developer Daniel Wise – who purchased the double-wide properties in 2015 for […]

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After 180 Years on the Block, 201 East Broadway is Eradicated for Modular Housing

Posted February 1, 2017 at 5:18 am

Bye Bye, 201 East Broadway. There it sat, for nearly two centuries (b. 1837), eventually acting as headquarters for the United Hebrew Community. Now, the recent property sale has prompted demolition of the Greek Revival buildings, and subsequent plans for modular housing, the first of its kind on the Lower East Side. Just like that, 180 years […]

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With Demolition Underway, First Modular Housing Project on East Broadway is on Deck

Posted December 21, 2016 at 5:08 am

East Broadway will soon welcome some modular housing. Meaning, time has come for 201-203 East Broadway, former headquarters of the United Hebrew Community. Bars and netting are now fixed to the facade, signaling the commencement of demolition activity. The wrecking crew arrives almost a year after the city first okayed the action; permits were issued two […]

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City Approves Demolition of 180-Year-Old United Hebrew Community Buildings at 201-203 East Broadway

Posted February 24, 2016 at 9:28 am

A pair of pre-law tenements on East Broadway that date back to 1837 are set to kiss the wrecking ball. Indeed, the city issued partial demolition permits this week to raze 201-203 East Broadway, formerly the longtime headquarters of the United Hebrew Community. (Both will be taken down simultaneously “to maintain stability.”) Owner-developer Daniel Wise […]

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Modular Housing to Replace Former United Hebrew Community HQ at 201 East Broadway

Last modified February 23, 2016 at 1:03 pm

Just over a month after our report that the former United Hebrew Community headquarters sold, we have a glimpse of the future. Developer Daniel Wise (aka 201 EB Development III, LLC) picked up the two pre-law tenements in August for $8.5 million. Demolition permits were filed shortly thereafter, but remain pending with the Department of […]

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United Hebrew Community Buildings at 201-203 East Broadway Sold for $8.5M; Demolition Permits Already Filed

Last modified September 14, 2015 at 8:12 am

More Jewish history on East Broadway is being uprooted. Roots that date back to the turn of the twentieth century. The United Hebrew Community nonprofit organization just sold their century-old stake in the Lower East Side. A corporate entity called 201 EB Development III, LLC (owned by Daniel Wise) picked up the the former headquarters […]

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