(from left) Bialystoker Center and Grub & Ellis illustration of potential conversion
Lower East Side residents protested the shuttering of the Bialystoker nursing home yesterday, out of fear it would be turned into a luxury apartment complex. Today, Lo-Down NY reported that their worst nightmare may soon come to fruition.
Commercial brokerage Grubb & Ellis is listing the property at 222-230 East Broadway, without a price, but call it a “highly desirable development site” ripe for residential development of more than 70,000 square feet. According to the listing, held by agents Neil Helman and Vincent Carrega, a buyer must agree to wait up to 18 months for the nursing home to completely cease operations in the facility. … [more]