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City Plans Senior Housing at 30 Pike St. to Make Up For Rivington House Loss

A public oversight hearing is still going on at City Hall regarding the Rivington House fiasco. During his testimony this morning, First Deputy Mayor …

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City Officials Face Questions Today From Council on Rivington House Scandal

A long-awaited hearing on the Rivington House fiasco will take place at City Hall today. …

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Tenement Museum President Talks Expansion, Lower East Side Controversies

Our interview with Morris Vogel, as the Tenement Museum prepares to launch a major new exhibition. …

2013 Rendering shows the Market Line on Sites 2, 3 and 4 of Essex Crossing.

Plans Filed For 25-Story Building on Essex Crossing Site 4

Site 4 will include 263 rental apartments and about 148,000 square feet of commercial space. …

Lowline rendering; courtesy of Raad Studio/James Ramsey.

(Exclusive) Here’s Your First Look at the Lowline Underground Park Proposal

We are publishing the full application submitted to the Economic Development Corp. earlier this year. …

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Followup: Proposed Delancey Street Bike Lane + Bike Parking Facility

Cyclists were overjoyed to learn yesterday about the city’s plan to create a protected bike lane on Delancey Street. The news was first reported …

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Walk Canal Street, Point Out Ideas For Improvement Tonight From 5-7

Here’s a reminder. The Lower East Side Partnership is holding a neighborhood visioning event on Canal Street between 5 and 7 tonight. A section …

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Tenement Museum Officially Kicks Off Expansion Project This Morning

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is in the midst of a major expansion. Several weeks ago, work began on the upper floors of …

Photo: Channel 2.

J Train Conductor Assaulted at Essex Street Station This Morning (Updated)

A subway conductor was assaulted this morning on a J Train at the Essex Street station. The incident caused a major rush hour backup. …

Lower East Side Links

–When Yuh-Line Niou came out victorious in the battle for Sheldon Silver’s former assembly seat it was “a repudiation of the stubborn grip Mr. Silver …

Delancey Street. Photo by H. Spencer Young, April 2016.

Report: Protected Bike Lanes, Indoor Bike Parking Coming to Delancey Street (Updated)

Today the city is expected to announce plans to create a two-way bike lane on Delancey Street, leading to and from the Williamsburg Bridge. …

242 Broome St.; Essex Crossing site 1. Photos by Mark Miller.

Fire Department Responds to Minor Accident at Essex Crossing Site

Earlier today, there was a big response from the fire department after a construction worker fell into a shallow trench at one of the Essex Crossing development sites. …

Lower East Side Links

–The city will build 75 miles of bike lanes this year but there have been 17 bike lane deaths in 2016. [AMNY]

–A profile of …

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Lower East Side Partnership Steps Up Outreach Ahead of Possible Expansion

There’s an online survey plus two upcoming events built around a potential expansion of services and borders of the 25 year-old organization. …

Al Orensanz. Photo from the archives of the Angel Orensanz Foundation.

Memorial For Al Orensanz to Be Held Sept. 21

Coming up later this month, members of the Lower East Side community will gather to remember Al Orensanz, the longtime director of the Angel Orensanz Center. …