Urban Justice Center

Hell Square Hell: Inside 151-153 Ludlow Street During Slate’s Luxury Conversion [Updated]

Last modified January 19, 2018 at 7:33 am

[Updated below] It’s construction hell for these Hell Square tenements. The side-by-side properties comprising 151-153 Ludlow Street are together amidst an upgrade, with tenants apparently in the crossfire. Another play on the same old song and dance. Rivington House co-owner Slate Property Group purchased the two buildings for $12.5 million over the summer and plotted […]

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Embattled Residents of 11 Allen Continue the Fight

Posted October 17, 2012 at 6:18 am

Fei Wang purchased the tenement building at 11 Allen Street in early 2011, and has since fought tooth-and-nail to evict its longtime tenants.

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Forsyth Market Produce Vendors Fighting Back

Posted July 21, 2011 at 6:09 am

For the last month, we’ve kept a watchful eye on the Forsyth Street fruit and vegetable vendors just below Canal Street.

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