The DOB yesterday served a full Stop Work Order at 117 Second Ave. ... right across Seventh Street from the site of the deadly gas explosion on March 26.
The building is owned by Maria Hrynenko, who is also the landlord at 121 Second Ave., the site of the blast.
According to DOB records:
WORK WITHOUT A PERMIT - TESTING & TAKING APART GAS LINES
Here's more detail from documents on file with the DOB:
FULL STOP WORK ORDER - WORK WITHOUT A PERMIT; INSPECTION TIME 11:07AM
AT TIME OF INSPECTION I OBSERVED GAS PIPING IN THE RESTAURANT IN GROUND FLOOR AND CELLAR DISCONNECTED, CAPED AND BEING PRESSURE TESTED BY THE PLUMBERS NO PERMITS WITH DOB
As a result, San Marzano, the restaurant here, had to close yesterday after reopening on April 10...
San Marzano's owners left a note for patrons saying they will be closed until further notice…
[Image via @anoop]
San Marzano was closed from March 26 through April 9. No. 117 was under a full vacate order from the DOB.