New Developments at the Sperone Westwater Gallery

Posted on: June 8th, 2010 at 6:32 am by

In the last month or so, the glass window casing has quickly raced up the front of 257 Bowery, future home of the Sperone Westwater Gallery.  The building now boasts more definition, and is no longer just a hulking slab of concrete.

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The most notable developments here are the new metallic frontage trim, and the corrugated black siding currently being installed.

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Those lofty goals of a spring 2010 completion are not to be. The official website is instead calling for a September 2010 grand opening.  Also, the gallery is now officially part of the 10002 zip code, announcing its Bowery address on the contact page.

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Whenever we walk past this part of the Bowery, the restaurant supply workers often gaze upward at the new tower.  What are they thinking about while staring at such a gaudy symbol of change?

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