Nabe News: October 27
The Boss at Max’s Kansas City, Washington Square Park tombstone, and the Stuy Town lease freeze, all in today’s neighborhood news!
A tombstone was unearthed during construction for Phase II of the Washington Square Park redesign. There is still much uncertainty regarding the artifact. Some believe that it might belong to the original land owner dating back at least 200 years. Fascinating and creepy, especially before Halloween [WSP Blog]
Some good news to report – Theatre 80 on St. Marks Place will be showing film again. They are apparently installing high definition digital projectors. Yet the focus will remain on live performance [EV Grieve]
Images of the vanished Meatpacking District [Greenwich Village Daily Photo]
There is now reportedly a lease freeze at Stuy Town, with the First Avenue office not taking any new business. Lux Living confirms that a waitlist is in place again at the complex [Lux Living]
Springsteen performing “Growing Up” at Max’s Kansas City in 1972 [Stupefaction]
The winter rental market is looking pretty bleak [Curbed]