More like Gut Renovation Watch here on Seventh Street between Avenue B and Avenue C.
This townhouse had been on the market for several years. At last look in December 2014, the asking price was $3.75 million. That listing noted:
This townhouse is the lowest price townhouse in East Village and requires TLC. Renovated townhouses in East Village sell between $5.5- $7.0 million dollars so there is an opportunity to make millions on this property.
However, it appears that the building never found a buyer, per property records.
As you can see, workers have gone the hardcore TLC route, stripping the now open-air building down to the bricks...
According to the approved permit on file with the DOB (in their all-CAP style): INTERIOR RENOVATION OF EXISTING ONE FAMILY WALK-UP DWELLING AND REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING FRONT BRICK FACADE WALL.
This is the second building on the block to receive a gut rehab. No. 222 will be home to an extended 6-floor building with 8 residences...
Previously on EV Grieve:
Make millions on this East 7th Street townhouse