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Landmarks Hearing Tuesday For New Towers at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Site

Developers planning a big new residential project alongside the ruins of the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue will go before the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission tomorrow.

Gotham Details Plan For Norfolk Street Site; More on That Bogus Rivington House Link

Representatives of the Chinese American Planning Council (CPC) and the Gotham Organization, a New York City-based developer, outlined plans last night for a huge new project on the site of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol (BHH), the fire-ravaged Norfolk Street synagogue.

30-Story Residential Tower Planned Alongside Ruins of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

The Gotham Organization is set to go before Community Board 3's land use committee tonight to unveil plans for a large new development project -- built partially on the ruins of the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue at 50 Norfolk St.

Department of Buildings Declares Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Unstable

The Department of Buildings (DOB) has determined that the remains of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the historic Lower East Side synagogue, are unstable. The agency, however, will not insist on the immediate demolition of the 167-year-old building because a safety...

Demolition Application Filed For Fire Ravaged Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

There's some sad but unsurprising news to report this morning about Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the Lower East Side synagogue destroyed in a May 14 fire.

Latest Developments: Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

We have more details on tonight's devastating fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the 167-year-old synagogue building at 60 Norfolk St. More than 100 firefighters fought the blaze, which broke out just before 7 p.m.

Followup: Saving Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the Endangered Norfolk Street Synagogue

During the last couple of years, we've been keeping track of efforts to save Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the 163-year old synagogue building at 60 Norfolk St. At the end of 2012, the synagogue filed a hardship application with the...

Petition Started to Save Norfolk Street Synagogue

We continue to follow developments at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the endangered synagogue at 60 Norfolk St.  The synagogue has asked the Landmarks Preservation Commission for permission to demolish the 1850 building, which was protected in 1967.  In January a...
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Lower East Side Arts & Events Weekly Roundup

Some events that caught our attention this week: Teatro Sea premieres The Crazy Adventures of Don Quixote, a new bilingual...
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