Nabe News: February 3

Posted on: February 3rd, 2010 at 1:43 pm by

Adult bookstores on the Deuce, Orchard Street Hell Building, and Chico, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

A new Chico mural in the works at his East Houston canvas near Avenue B [EV Grieve]

There’s hope for the Orchard Street Hell Building after all.  Looks like the stalled project, originally slated to become a hotel, might become 100% residential [Lo-Down; Previously]

Jeremiah traces the history and demise of adult bookstores on the Deuce [Vanishing NY]

City street scenes from the early nineties as seen in the movie Manhattan by Numbers [Flaming Pablum]

Remembering Ray before an accident that reportedly altered his coordination.  The incident nearly killed him [Neither More Nor Less]

The stretch of Bleecker Street near Mott was once considered an area “between the up-town feeders and the down-town cess-pools which they supply.”  A look at the Florence Night Mission, which was located there in the 1880s [Ephemeral NY]

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