Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Former beverage distributor on 2nd Street demolished to make way for 8-story condoplex

[Photo from August 2016]

The former Houston Street Beer Distributors at 298 E. Second Street between Avenue C and Avenue D has been demolished ...

Up next: As previously reported via New York Yimby, East Village-based Starleeng Equities has filed applications for an eight-story, seven-unit residential building. New York Yimby noted that the residential units should average 1,967 square feet apiece — most likely condos. There will be a duplex apartment on the ground and second floors, with full-floor apartments on the third through eighth floors.

According to public records, the building sold for a little more than $7 million in the fall of 2015 to 298 East Village Owner LLC. We have not yet seen any renderings of the new building via Zakrzewski + Hyde Architects.

Meanwhile, in other former beverage distributor on Second Street news... the one that was housed at 188 E. Second St. between Avenue A and Avenue B is now, as of last November, Karma, the art bookseller and gallery...

Previously on EV Grieve:
298 E. 2nd St. latest development site up for grabs

East Village now minus 2 beverage distributors

Something brewing (demolition) for former beer distributor on East 2nd Street

Some good Karma for 2nd Street?

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