Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Here then, the cantilevering condoplex on 4th Avenue and 10th Street



ICYMI, 80 E. 10th St., the deluxe cantilevering condoplex at the southeast corner of 10th Street and Fourth Avenue, recently came into full view as workers cleared away the remaining plywood and sidewalk bridge.

Here's a look along 10th Street...



The next photo, taken a few days after the two above, shows that the 10th Street sidewalk is back open (and the street is finally clear of construction equipment after 28 months) ...





The 10-floor condoplex — called Eighty East Tenth — features 12 units, ranging from one to five bedrooms. The three remaining residences on the Eighty East Tenth website fall in the $7.5 million range.

Some details on the building from the website:

“Eighty East Tenth Street sits at the heart of a historically significant stretch of Fourth Avenue formerly known as Book Row, once the center of the rare and antique book trade in America. Inspired by this unique history, NAVA began an intensive creative process of transforming and expressing the written word into a physical pattern on the building’s façade. The resulting metal surface features a circular grid pattern of discreet concave and convex impressions which make each panel a distinct manifestation of the neighborhood's rich heritage.”

There's also 2,900 square feet of retail space on the market.



As noted before, a one-level row of businesses were on this corner, including the Green East deli and St. Marx Music, until 2007.

The storefronts sat empty for years, waiting for development. Here's the corner in 2013...



Maybe these shops will move back into the new retail space?

Previously on EV Grieve:
Report: Demo permits filed to raze southeast corner of 4th Avenue and 10th Street

The 'tremendous retail potential' of East 10th Street and 4th Avenue

10 stories of condos in the works for the long-vacant corner of 4th Avenue and East 10th Street

With new building OK'd, corner of 4th Avenue and 10th Street finally ready for razing

Selling Eighty East Tenth

9 comments:

noble neolani said...

Ugh, another attempt of justifying gentrification by "paying homage" to a select period from the neighborhoods past. At least they didn't mention Jimi Hendrix, The Ramones etc... this time.

Gojira said...

"...sits at the heart of a historically significant stretch of Fourth Avenue" - more like squats like a hulking ogre, destroying whatever historic significance remains. And that twaddle about the exterior - man, you can cut the pretension with a knife.

Anonymous said...

Who are the people that have all this money in society?

Anonymous said...

@10:11am: I don't know who they are, b/c they're not part of our neighborhood.

They have to be people with more money than sense, and people with more money than taste.

They are definitely NOT people who are really part of the East Village.

Anonymous said...

You tore down a "historically significant" building for this crap.

Anonymous said...

The city is ever evolving, ever changing. Get over it. Should we go back to wooden homes and bucket brigades?

Peachy McPeachface said...

No, anonymous 1:23, but we don’t have to have architectural vomitus like this inflicted on us.

Anonymous said...

@1:23pm: Some people would like to go back to when the Indian tribes owned the land. I could say "yes" to that.

PS: The city, in this case, is not 'ever evolving' - rather, it is being PUSHED AND PULLED through changes that would NOT happen in the natural course of life. The is all due to Bloomberg & De Blasio tilting EVERYTHING wildly in favor of upzoning and "luxury" over-development. This is a wholesale tearing down of affordable OCCUPIED residential buildings, such as those that stood where the effin' MOXY hotel now stands - and if you think that was "evolution" then maybe you should look at the bank account of the developer, who had more than a little help in getting those legitimate long-term residents kicked out of their homes.

Anonymous said...

@7:30 if history serves as correctly not only we will go back to the indian times but we will go back to the time of Mammoths, Megalodons, giant beavers and sloths. ;)