163 Orchard Street
163 Orchard Street was resuscitated back in January after having flat-lined over three years ago.
In August 2008, the mid-block parcel of 163 Orchard Street was bulldozed to rubble and cleared out. It was to become a "hip" inn and carry the awful moniker, Stories_NY. No longer.
Yesterday afternoon, in white-out snowy conditions, workers poured the concrete foundation for 163 Orchard Street. According to Curbed, a shiny new 10-story, 32-room boutique hotel will soon rise from the site. [...]
163 Orchard Street is now just another pile of rubble. This is the view from Allen. Construction hell coming soon.