Tuesday, June 12, 2018

6 months of inactivity at 75 1st Ave.

The new development site at 75 First Ave. between Fourth Street and Fifth Street has remained dormant since the DOB issued a Stop Work Order here back on Jan. 11.

The DOB complaint from January notes "no protection for pedestrians." (Several EVG readers have also noted how dicey this stretch is for cyclists too.)

However, it appears there will be some work starting up here again soon... the city recently rescinded part of the Stop Work Order in order for workers to relocate the pedestrian walkway...

Despite the slow-going here with construction, the sales phase commenced last August for what will be an 8-floor, 22-unit condoplex. The four units on the market are asking between $1.79 million and $2.25 million.

Previously on EV Grieve:
Developer: A shorter building in the works now for 75 First Avenue

High-rise for 75 First Avenue back in play

Long-stalled First Avenue site now has a brand-new rendering

Report: Long-dormant 1st Avenue development site changes hands

Plywood report and the future of 75 1st Ave. (Spoiler: condos)

Sales underway for Rite Aid-adjacent condoplex on 1st Avenue


Anonymous said...

January to June = 5 months (which is still a long time!)

Anonymous said...

I live next door and was hoping they'd stop altogether. :P

Anonymous said...

And did you see them digging with the backhoe at night when they first started? Not stable there at all.

Anonymous said...

I bike past there every day and it's positively bonkers that the city has allowed this to go on. Amazing no cyclists or pedestrians have been killed there yet.

And all this for the butt-ugliest yupster hive in the East Village, from the looks of it. Yay.