Lumber Liquidators Opening at 95 Delancey?
95 Delancey is about to turn over a rather surprising new leaf. For too long, much of the property has been mired in dormancy. Triangle Optical fled the corner of Ludlow exactly two years ago and is now located across the street; then A & A Deli closed shop shortly thereafter. These days, the only holdout tenants in the low-rise retail strip are Lichtenstein and notorious landlord Baruch Singer.
However, a complete interior makeover is currently in progress at the storefront adjacent to Lichtenstein, onetime home of Delancey Dry Cleaners. Proper renovation work began last week with the arrival of contractors, the familiar window-obstructing brown paper, and a portable generator. Knowing full well that this spot was once marked for a possible wine and cheese joint, we feared the worst. So we asked one of the men onsite for the scoop. Two words – Lumber Liquidators.
While the official website has no indication of an outpost at 95 Delancey just yet, the contractors maintained that Lumber Liquidators is opening here in two weeks. If true, this would be the second Manhattan location for the hardwood flooring company. There you have it, folks. And now there are two vacancies to fill…