On June 20, the Lower East Side community board gathered to discuss the fate of Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue, the city’s oldest landmark, once home to the first Russian Jewish Orthodox congregation in the United States. On May 19, Beth…"The Ruin of Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue"
On January 18, several of the neighborhood’s leading developers gathered at the Sunshine Theater on E. Houston Street for a lecture to discuss the future of real estate on the Lower East Side. Panelists included Ben Shaoul, who’s Magnam Real…"Lower East Side’s “Grittiness and History” a Big Draw for Local Developers"
According to the annual housing market report released on January 31 by the New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR), 2016 sales of residential properties in New York State topped the previous year by 10 percent. 130,468 residential properties were…"Record High for New York Home Sales in 2016"