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    170-174 East Second Street

    170 East 2nd Street
    New York, NY 10009
    Retail, Residential, Leasing/Rental, Multifamily

    170-174 East Second Street is a portfolio of two walk-up apartment buildings in the East Village between Avenues A and B. 170-172 East 2nd Street is a six-story, 17,674-square-foot building with 36 residential units. 174 East 2nd Street is a 5,253-square-foot building with nine residential units. The two buildings have a combined 1,100 square feet of retail space, comprised of four units.

    In January 2014, Kushner Companies, a family-owned real estate developer and landlord, bought the portfolio for $17.3 million from Erez Itzhaki, the founder of acquisition and development firm Keystone Group, who had just purchased it from longtime owner Marie Kripanidhi. Beat poet Allen Ginsberg was once a tenant at number 170.


    • Address 170 East 2nd Street
    • neighborhood East Village
    • borough Manhattan
    • owner Kushner Companies
    • owner entity VILLAGE KF 2 ASSOCIAT
    • floors 6
    • residential units 36
    • total units 36
    • square feet 17,664
    • block and lot 1-00398-0053
    • BIN 1004984

    Generally, however, landlords in Manhattan have stepped back from aggressively filing holdover cases. Among the dozen buildings TRD highlighted, the vast majority of the cases filed were nonpayment cases. But there were a few exceptions. In addition to 425 West 44th Street (where all the cases were holdover cases), 11 of the 21 cases at 533-541 West 158th Street are holdovers. And two buildings, ranking 10th and 11th on the list, are in gentrifying areas of the city and had several holdover cases. In the larger building, owned by Kushner Companies, there were a total of five holdover cases brought against residents in four of the apartments at 170-174 East Second Street in the East Village...