Block on 13th Avenue Sold for $24 Million
Boro Park - An entire block on 13th Avenue was sold to a developer for more than $24 million, city records show.
The block, from 50th Street to 51st Street, was purchased by Pearl Garfinkel for $24,330,000 on Sept. 2, the records show. The seller, Charles Herzka, had marked it as zoned for retail.
The building, which today houses the world renowned Judaica superstore, Eichlers of Boro Park, and Berkshire Bank among others, once served as the home of Boro Park's first cheder, Talmud Torah Eitz Chaim.