William Gottlieb

Siempre Verde Garden Saved as City Transfers Ownership to Parks Department Under GreenThumb

Posted January 4, 2016 at 5:15 am

​Catching up on some news that transpired during the holiday week … Siempre Verde Garden on Stanton Street is finally under the protective care of the Parks Department. The city officially transferred ownership from from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, which heretofore oversaw the parcel. The garden activists at 596 Acres listed the […]

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88 Clinton Street is Ready for Its 4-Story Vertical Enlargement

Posted December 16, 2014 at 5:00 am

There’s just so much upscaling on Clinton Street these days, what with all the recent property sales in the multimillion-dollar range. It’s open season, for sure, and the character of this former frontier is forever changing. Both 86-88 Clinton Street are still on course for total transformation; renovations have been underway at both properties since […]

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Spring Cleaning for Siempre Verde Garden on Stanton

Posted April 16, 2013 at 10:22 am

GreenThumb certified since last November, the Siempre Verde Garden at 181 Stanton and 137 Attorney is already turning over a new leaf.

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First Community Meeting for ‘Siempre Verde Garden’ on Stanton is Tonight

Posted February 20, 2013 at 9:48 am

Guerrilla gardening efforts have entered the next chapter at 181 Stanton Street.

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Prince Street Lot Boxed and Ready for “Paradis Des Fruits” Building

Posted December 14, 2012 at 6:09 am

In August, the word broke that French cocktails chain Paradis Des Fruits is presently planning a new building onsite.

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Grassroots Push for Park at Vacant 181 Stanton Lot

Last modified February 19, 2013 at 11:03 pm

Despite proposals to the contrary, there is a grassroots movement afoot to instead convert the overgrown lot at 181 Stanton Street into public park space.

Residential Development for 137-139 Attorney Pitched to CB3

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

The three gravel lots comprising 137-139 Attorney and 181 Stanton have together remained dormant rat dens for more than three decades on the Lower East Side. New development coming soon. Details inside!

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