Green Depot’s Bowery Bunker for Rent

Posted on: July 20th, 2012 at 6:09 am by

The historic Bunker on the Bowery might soon lose its anchor ground-level tenant. Subtle leasing signage arrived outside the storefront of 222 Bowery earlier this week, raising red flags and evoking memories here at Boogie HQ. After all, announcing the arrival of Green Depot was one of the first stories to appear on this website almost four years ago to the day.

Teaser signage for Green Depot first appeared at Chairs and Stools Etc. way back in August 2008. However, the environmentally-conscious materials and products supplier wouldn’t in fact open until later that fall. And now here we are, four years later, with Sinvin Real Estate ready to rent the “first LEED Platinum retail space in New York State” to someone new.

Asking price for the 8,820-square-foot space (ground + cellar) is not listed in the accompanying literature, but possession will be “arranged.” Main selling point is the unbelievable change that’s transpired here recently. Indeed the map illustrates it pretty clearly, showing all the “attractive” establishments that essentially raise the value of the investment (i.e. Bowery Diner, Pulino’s, the future Paulaner Brauhaus etc.).

Pray it doesn’t become another fuckin’ 7-Eleven.

Recent Stories

Screen Shot 2014-10-21 at 12.49.20 PM
Classic Album Art Comes to Life in Roy Kafri’s New Beatbox Video

Iconic vinyl art has taken a turn for the outlandish with Israeli comedy singer Roy Kafri’s latest music video. He not only features classic album covers brought to life, but ones that are, in fact, beatboxing on the street. Bowie beatboxing. Lou Reed beatboxing. If that’s not enough to mess with your mind, it’s filmed in reverse; by the end, we […]

marilyn-louie-closed
Marilyn Louie Temporarily Closes Tiny Bowery Newsstand Due to Flooding

Unfortunately for Marilyn Louie, when it rains, it poors. Literally. This time the weather proved itself an enemy, with downpours sidelining the business. Damn. The embattled newsstand owner – on the Bowery for thirty-eight years – seriously can’t catch a break. Heavy rainfall last week and its resultant flooding reportedly forced [Chinese language] the longtime newsstand […]

hanksy-eazyebola
Hanksy Gets All NWA with ‘Eazy-E Bola’

Street artist Hanksy is tapping right into global fear of an Ebola outbreak. His latest piece is self-proclaimed, “straight outta Congo.” The sticker sized placement is in eastern Chinatown and features the one and only Eazy-E Bola and his virus strain neck. Meanwhile, Hanksy continues to explore street art around the country with his new “Surplus […]

agent-provocateur-elizabeth
Agent Provocateur is Opening a Third Manhattan Location on Elizabeth Street

Haute lifestyle boutique Condor is no longer part of the gold-coast landscape of Little Italy. The business closed its three-year-old shop at 259 Elizabeth Street at the end of August, but has been running a pop-up locale down on Kenmare Street in the interim. Now it’s again without a home. Condor flew the coop thanks […]

bartendr-blackbox
Bartrendr App at It Again with ‘NYC’s Only Bar for On-Duty Pilots’ Stunt

That fake bar for pregnant women isn’t the only controversial PR stunt Bartrendr has up its collective sleeve. The bar-finding mobile app is at it again with another faux-pax advert on Spring Street. The commercial unit at 59 Spring is currently masquerading as Black Box, “NYC’s only bar for on duty pilots.” Don’t be fooled, […]

  • dontclose

    is the store closing?