Monday, July 8, 2019

24 1st Ave. has been demolished

Workers have finished bringing down 24 First Ave. ... it now joins its property mate, 99-101 E. Second St., in demolition.

These buildings were leveled to make way for a 7-story, 22-unit residential building called The 101 Condominium.

[Rendering of the 1st Avenue side via Zproekt Architects]

24 First Ave.'s previous occupants included the cabaret Lucky Cheng's (1993-2012) and Club Baths, the first openly gay-owned bathhouse (1971-1983)... and Cave Canem and La Nouvelle Justine in between.

Previously on EV Grieve:
Building that housed Lucky Cheng's on 1st Avenue now on the auction block

Onetime home of Lucky Cheng's and adjacent property sell for $12 million

7-story residential building pending at the former Lucky Cheng's space

Demolition permits filed to bring down former Lucky Cheng's building on 1st Avenue

The 411 on the 101 Condominium


  1. That parcel is about the size of a lot on Third Avenue between 14th and 15th, one that's been derelict and decrepit for about six years now. Hope the builders here don't run into any of the issues that have plagued the one in Gramercy. Come to think, the city just stapled new notices last week to the green wooden door — I wonder what new violation awaits!

  2. With a funeral home on one side of it? No thanks.

  3. Wonderful I am sure all the homeless guys who are camped out regularly on that block will appreciate this addition to the high end housing market.


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