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Articles about "Lower East Side Development"

  • L.E.S is More: The Changing Landscape of the Lower East Side By Julia Troy | January 23, 2017

    Last week, Elegran attended the "L.E.S. is More" conference, which explored new developments and major changes coming to the Lower East Side.

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  • Street of the Week: Orchard Street By Serena Horrigan | April 28, 2015

    Once the heart of the Lower East Side's working class immigrant community, Orchard Street is the epicenter of the downtown hipster scene.

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  • Growing Trees Out of Concrete In NYC By Stephanie Fujihashi | March 04, 2014

    The proposed Lowline Project, a Lower East Side underground park

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  • Orchard Street is Back in Full Bloom By Shwetha Ravishankar | December 27, 2013

    Spread across eight city blocks between Division Street in Chinatown and East Houston Street on the Lower East Side, Orchard Street is today a little neighborhood in transition mode.

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  • $1.1 Billion Expansion Plans For The Lower East Side By Bryan Gamble | December 24, 2013

    The city announced a $1.1 billion expansion plan on a large piece of land in the Lower East Side, along Essex and Delancey Streets. With the Lower East Side seeing a burst of new businesses, restaurants, and plans for a Low Line park in the talks, the gentrification of the Lower East Side in the past few years has been consistent. The announcement was made after close to 50 years since public housing that once stood on the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) was demolished.

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  • Tribeca: Where It Came From And Where It's Going By Peter Black | October 18, 2013

    Tribeca rents are the highest in the country. A cornucopia of America’s rich, famous, and powerful own homes in the neighborhood, including Jay Z, Derek Jeter, Scarlett Johansson, Jon Stewart, and Meryl Streep.

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  • Business Blossoming on Orchard By Peter Black | October 16, 2013

    In early 2012, the New York Times reported that Orchard Street was in the midst of a revitalization. New restaurants and luxury boutiques were replacing garment shops and used furniture stores. More surprisingly, it was becoming an artistic mecca.

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  • Essex Crossing: SPURA Project Finally a Reality By Peter Black | September 20, 2013

    After a mere 50 years of heated debate, it appears that the Lower East Side’s Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) project is finally coming to fruition.

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  • Seaport City Proposal Hit by Storm of Skepticism By Bryan Gamble | September 13, 2013

    The effects of Hurricane Sandy are still lingering in New York City as we try to recover and rebuild what was lost. In the wake Sandy, the city is understandably imagining bold means of flood prevention that could once more devastate large portions of the city.

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