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A major orthodox Jewish New York developer wants to open up a new Jewish Lower East Side kosher restaurant to replace the old Schildkraut Vegetarian Restaurant at 171 East Broadway.

Michael Bolla’s business partner Ron Castellano has spent $1.5 million to restore the building and is looking for an investor-partner to operate the new kosher facility, Kosher Today reported.

Bolla already has carried out a project to help bring back the rich culture of the Lower East Side by converting to old Forward building into luxurious condos and close to 171 East Broadway.

Bolla is a Managing Director of Douglas Elliman and has developed buildings in Soho, Tribeca, Lower East Side, Chelsea, and the Upper East Side.

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About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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2 Responses to “New Kosher Restaurant Slated for Lower East Side”

  1. David Flaherty says:

    East broadway, not broadway.

  2. David Flaherty says:

    east broadway, not broadway fyi.

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