Workers arrived yesterday morning to erect the scaffolding and netting for the doomed 316 E. Third St. near Avenue D...
And a little later in the day...
The circa-1835 house will be cleared out to make way for a Karl Fischer-designed, 33-unit apartment building. (The garden and trees to the east of the house will also be dug up to become part of the new structure.)
The city issued the demo permit for the address on Jan. 26. Surprised that it took this long to start the demolition.
Previously on EV Grieve:
33-unit, Karl Fischer-designed building rising at former home of Community Board 3 member
Landmarks Preservation Commission rejects hearing for 316 E. Third St., paving way for 7-floor condo