Sunday, September 21, 2014

Fall in love with this section of East 4th Street

[EVG photo from today actually]

At the Times today, writer Julie Besonen checks in with a piece on two good reasons to visit East Fourth Street between the Bowery and Lafayette. (Spoiler: The Merchant's House and Swift Hibernian Lounge.)

Among tother things, the article provides an update about the new 8-floor hotel going up next door to the Merchant's House.

To the article:

Margaret Halsey Gardiner, the museum’s executive director, struck a conciliatory note. “We’re trying to work with the developer and their engineers on protection plans that will ensure the safety of the house during demolition of the garage, excavation of the foundation and the construction of the hotel,” said Ms. Gardiner, who is known as Pi.

Read the whole article here.

Previously on EV Grieve:
Report: Landmarks Preservation Commission OKs plans for hotel next door to the Merchant's House


9:26 a.m. said...

On Swift Hibernian -- there goes my happy place.

nygrump said...

that cart is a paintball target fer sure...

Anonymous said...

didn't bob dylan used to live on this block?