Monday, October 29, 2018
Alphabet Pizza and Deli is a new tenant for 20 Avenue A at Second Street. The coming-soon signage arrived late last week.
We noted back in July that workers were "TO INSTALL PIZZA OVEN AND DELI EQUIPMENT IN EXISTING STORE" (per the ALL-CAP DOB style) in this space.
This quick-serve business only accounts for part of the former Chase branch. There's still roughly three-fourths of the storefront available for another tenant.
Alphabet Pizza and Deli is a little more pedestrian (not a criticism or complaint!) than what had been envisioned for the address. In early 2016, the broker — one of many — for 20 Avenue A showed the potential here for more-upscale wine-bar and retail tenant action...
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Of course with the remaining parcel of space, there's still the potential for rendering reality (though, honestly, probably not).
Chase vacated this storefront in November 2015. There were six or seven different brokers for the space in these past three years.
Previously on EV Grieve:
The retail-wine bar possibilities for the former Chase space on Avenue A and East 2nd Street
The retail space at 20 Avenue A no longer looks like a bank branch
Another broker for the former Chase branch on Avenue A
Pizza for 20 Avenue A