Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Demolition watch: 238 E. 3rd St.
The demolition continues at 238 E. Third St. between Avenue B and Avenue C... workers have been chipping away at the two-level structure.
Per EVG reader David: "I have had the pleasure this past week of listening to workers literally trying to take down this building with — sledge hammers. I was expecting heavy machinery. It’s quite amusing to see the old ways are always best!"
As previously reported, a 7-floor, 20-unit residential building is slated for this property (no sign of any renderings just yet), previously owned by the Blue Man Group. In a previous life, the address served as a single-screen movie theater ... here's a glimpse of the theater circa 1936 via Cinema Treasures...