How will the new Ludlow Hotel change the neighborhood? Ben Widdicombe observes, “new developments are still accused of taking the Lower East Side away from traditional residents. The Olsen twins turned the Bowery Hotel, when it opened, into a celebrity dorm. Will the same thing happen at the Ludlow? Probably.” (Observer)
Out with the old and in with the new in Little Italy (Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY).