Perhaps you have heard of this Lower East Side that's all the rage with the kids these days? All afternoon on Curbed, it's time for some Good Ol' LES. Strap in.
We espied it from afar last week, but this weekend brought close-up examination of the glassy facade being installed on the Orchard Street-facing side of hotelier Jason Pomeranc's rising spatel on Allen and Houston. The photos don't really capture the essential darkness of the glass, which only further confirms the Mordor Hypothesis.
· LES Skyline Update: The New Mordor [Curbed]