Hamilton Theater Could Become Luxury Condos

Hamilton Theater Could Become Luxury Condos

The historic RKO Hamilton Theater may become luxury condos in exchange for the preservation and restoration of the interior theater as a community performance space. The possible deal comes as the owner of the landmarked theater, Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation, led by real estate mogul Ben Ashkenazy, sought support from Community Board 9 for its application with the Landmarks Preservation Commission

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the inside of a church with pews and stained glass windows

Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue: Inside the Ruins

The long deteriorated Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue on the Lower East Side has been closed since 2007, but that hasn’t stopped the synagogue from waging a veritable war with itself, as the historic building flip-flopped between courting developers and seeking to strip itself of landmark status under the leadership of Rabbi Mendel Greenbaum.   Last year, the synagogue finally withdrew

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