Thursday, August 13, 2015

A 95% full reveal at 185 Avenue B

Workers yesterday removed just about the rest of the scaffolding and wrapping from 185-193 Avenue B, the new mixed-used residential building at East 12th Street…

DOB permits show 40 units, with an "outdoor recreation space" on the roof. The ground floor will also house the previous tenant at the address — the Elim Pentecostal Church.

Previously on EV Grieve:
Inside the Charles

Former landmark countercultural theater now for rent on Avenue B

7-story building in the works to replace former countercultural theater/church on Avenue B

Construction site at 185 Avenue B remains shut down for now

[Updated] The 'insane' noise and pounding are back at 185 Avenue B

[EVG photo from November 2011]



Looks like they've incorporated their own Grievestrator into the design: This is the corner. SEE!!!

Anonymous said...

Much nicer than that rat trap that was there before.

Anonymous said...

An example of brutalist lite architecture.
Bring back stone in buildings, get rid of the ugly plastic-looking exteriors.

Bill, enemy of opponent of brutalist architecture

Anonymous said...

Mixed use for sure .... Church on the ground floor, frat parties on the roof. Lol.

Anonymous said...

I have to make a note of the address so I can call 311 when the roof ravers begin this fall. Woo

Goggla said...

I thought those photos were from 1966.