RFR Holdings to Buy Landmark Property at 190 Bowery

Source: Commercial Observer

190 Bowery, perhaps the last vestige of an earlier, grittier New York City on the gentrified corridor, is under contract to Aby Rosen’s RFR Holdings, the New York Times reported earlier this week.
The 38,000-square-foot building on the corner of Bowery and Spring Street, notable for its graffiti-covered exterior, was constructed in 1898 and was home to the Germania Bank. Photographer Jay Maisel purchased the six-story, 72-room property in 1966 for $102,000 and has used it as his private residence and work space since. In 2005, the home was designated a city landmark. Read full story

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