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‘GrandLo Cafe’ Kickstarts Crowdfunding Campaign Ahead of Winter Debut

Posted November 29, 2017 at 5:05 am

The Grand Street Settlement is a couple months away from opening GrandLo Cafe at Essex Crossing Site 6. In the meantime, however, the social service institution has jumpstarted a Kickstarter campaign to assist completion of the nonprofit coffee shop concept (aka “nosh for profit”). All of the donations collected – roughly $7,600 of the $25,000 […]

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Grand Street Settlement’s ‘GrandLo Cafe’ Opens at Essex Crossing in January

Last modified November 28, 2017 at 9:31 pm

Last to start, but first to finish, Site 6 of Essex Crossing is nearing completion. The twelve-story senior building has been on display since springtime, and is expected to launch in the coming months. As previously reported, the Grand Street Settlement will operate both an onsite senior center, and a coffee shop called the GrandLo Cafe on […]

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The 99 Affordable Senior Apartments at Essex Crossing Site 6 Now Up for Grabs

Posted April 18, 2017 at 5:09 am

Another slate of affordable units within Essex Crossing is now up for grabs. This time around it’s for apartments inside the fourteen-story senior building at 175 Delancey Street (aka Site 6). The housing lottery officially went on line yesterday and available to those who meet the eligibility requirements. This is the second such lottery to […]

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NYU Langone Seeks State Approval for $32.9M Essex Crossing Outpatient Facility

Posted March 23, 2017 at 5:13 am

More health care services are on the way to the Lower East Side. A year after the deal first made headlines, NYU Langone now seeks approval from the state Department of Health to construct its $32.9 million facility inside Essex Crossing. The new program – identified as an outpatient ambulatory surgery center – will consume […]

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History Made: The First of Four New Essex Crossing Buildings Tops Out at 14 Stories

Posted August 18, 2016 at 5:00 am

Essex Crossing just reached a milestone. The flag is mounted… For the first time in decades, since the federally-backed “slum clearance” of 1967 removed all trace of housing from the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area, the skeleton of a new building sits on the corner of Clinton and Delancey Streets (aka 175 Delancey). The concrete superstructure officially […]

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Falling Concrete from Essex Crossing Site 6 Damages Passing Car

Last modified May 18, 2016 at 10:15 am

Down at Essex Crossing, it’s clear that Site 6 is winning the race. The parcel at the southeast corner of Delancey and Clinton Streets is pushing up big time. Superstructure is at four stories and counting. But moving fast sometimes comes at a cost; not just the skyline, either. Walking down Clinton Street yesterday afternoon […]

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CB3 Approves Traffic Reversal on Broome Street Because Essex Crossing

Posted February 10, 2016 at 5:16 am

With the four sites of Phase I in full gear, Essex Crossing is wreaking havoc on the streets cross-crossing the development area. Traffic has markedly worsened in the area directly feeding the Williamsburg Bridge, where big rigs bottleneck the streets with deliveries on the regular. Residents aren’t too thrilled, especially with regard to constant queuing […]

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International Center of Photography Eyes Essex Crossing, and Other Updates

Posted January 29, 2016 at 4:54 am

Time for your favorite. Essex Crossing updates and minutia. Last night, a gaggle of suits from the respective development companies comprising Delancey Street Associates – Taconic, BFC Partners, and L+M Development Partners – gathered to present construction updates and field feedback from the public. The event was coordinated by Community Board 3 and the Lower East […]

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Essex Crossing Etc: Think Coffee Outpost, Construction Activity Full Steam Ahead

Posted October 15, 2015 at 5:15 am

We’re in the thick of it. Phase I of Essex Crossing is going full steam ahead, with three development parcels already activated. Here are several updates, some of which were gleaned from the developer consortium Delancey Street Associates at the Land Use subcommittee meeting of Community Board 3. The Big Dig The next six to eight weeks will […]

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City Looking to Sell Essex Crossing Site 6 to Taconic Investments for $1

Posted September 16, 2015 at 5:10 am

Yet more controversy rolling out of Essex Crossing Site 6 this week. Not only did NYU Langone jump the gun on its new facility without a lease in hand, and the Educational Alliance reverse its obligation to create a “dual-generation” school, but the city is intent on selling the land to the developer. Not a […]

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