Thursday, February 19, 2015
Tracking the coming changes to East 13th Street between Avenue A and 1st Avenue
For starters, workers have prepped the former Peter Stuyvesant Post Office for demolition, as we've been reporting.
[EVG file photo]
As previously noted, an 8-story retail-residential building will eventually rise here. The residential entrance will be on the East 13th Street side. The project is awaiting city approval.
Across the street at 444 E. 13th St., the ground-floor space where that brick wall currently resides ...
is being marketed for use as retail or a restaurant…
According to the listing, the "Landlord will present as a restaurant ready space." The asking rent is $10,000 a month.
The city approved the work on the new storefront space on Tuesday, per DOB records.
And then we have the garages on the block. As The Commercial Observer reported last month, developers Amirian Group and Bridgeton Holdings bought both properties — No. 436 and 442 — for $9.5 million…
[436 E. 13th St.]
[442 E. 13th St.]
Coming soon: Two 6-story luxury condos (one residence on each floor). Each building will include garages, balconies, roof decks and fitness centers. (Bedford + Bowery, who first reported on these developments, has more details here.)
Perhaps the influx of new residences will put an end to revolving door of restaurants, at least at 432 E. 13th St.