The Scaffolding at 128 Delancey

Posted on: June 9th, 2009 at 8:24 am by

Much like the Blue condo itself, the seemingly-permanent scaffolding that’s been attached to 128 Delancey for years remains a nagging eyesore. Yet, hidden beneath this canopy of metalwork is evidence of the storefront’s past. On the Norfolk Street facade, the fading mural for Gem Super Value Store still advertises its wares.

Until recently, there were a few black leasing signs hanging from the scaffolding, making a play for “big box” retailers. But now the campaign for commercial tenants is becoming more aggressive, with a ginormous yellow leasing banner in place.

Related Reading:
Standing in the Shadows of Blue [Bowery Boogie]
If You Stare at Blue…[EV Grieve]

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