55 East Houston Gets Exterior Makeover

Posted on: May 25th, 2010 at 6:33 am by

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As part of a larger renovation project at 55 East Houston (aka 293 Mott), La Cocina Deli Grocery on the ground level is getting an exterior facelift. We stopped in yesterday to pick up a few provisions, and asked the cashier for the scoop.  He said that the whole Houston facade is being re-surfaced to fall in line with the building’s new sandstone look.

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Much of the store awning was pried away last week, and in its place, a sidewalk shed with a spray-painted assurance that the corner bodega is indeed open.

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