The townhouse itself is not landmarked, and there are approximately 22,900 buildable square feet available to the purchaser of these combined 2 lots, offering myriad opportunities for creative expansion.
Preservation groups to try to protect the circa-1835 house, but the Landmarks Preservation Commission rejected a hearing... setting up the new home for a Karl Fischer-designed, 33-unit apartment building...
Workers started prepping the house for demolition on Feb. 7. And, as you probably figured from the headline, the house is gone. Here's how it looked last evening.
...and the view from Houston...
According to the DOB, the city has yet to approve the plans for the new apartment building. DOB officials disapproved the plans on March 12.
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
Lovely townhouse with bucolic gardens on East Third Street ready for "creative expansion"