ENTIRE BUILDING FOR RENT OR BY FLOOR 70 Hester Street is a charming renovated 3-unit commercial building located in the epicenter of the Lower East Side, which has evolved into one of the trendiest neighborhoods in New York City.
The building was designed by Frederick Jenth in 1881 and built in 1900. It was the First Roumanian-American Congregation in New York. When the congregation moved to a new location, 70 Hester went through a number of uses, including a speak-easy and raincoat factory.
It was completely renovated in 2013 bringing it up to modern standards with its red-brick, glass and concrete facade. It has three unique floors that are each accessible separately allowing a tenant the flexibility to either combine the floors or maintain the privacy of separate floors and lease out individually or the entire building for $39K per month.
The building measures 25' wide and 61' deep and is approximately 5,375 sq. ft., consisting of 3 Retail spaces.
Street Level: Full Glass Facade and Glass Door, measuring 1,285 sq. ft., approximately - $8,000 per month - Accessed by stairs, down from the sidewalk. Possible use could be a retail store, gallery, yoga studio, retail or office space.
First Floor & Storage: Full Glass Facade & Glass Door, measuring 1,525 sq. ft., approximately - $15,000 per month - Accessed by stairs, up from the sidewalk, this is a full floor Loft space built for a cafe but could easily be a retail store or both.
Second Floor & Mezzanine: Has tremendous charm and many possibilities with its double height ceilings and wrap-around mezzanine balcony with an abundance of natural light that flows through the floor-to-ceiling windows and two skylights. Possible use could be a gallery, yoga studio, retail or office. Measuring 2,365 sq. ft., approximately - $16,750 per month - Accessed by private stairs, up from the sidewalk.