Cooper 35 Asian Pub Set to Close
Washington Square News has an item this morning about the Cooper 35 Asian Pub. News broke two weeks ago that the lot of 35-39 Cooper Square was sold for a mere $8.5 million via Massey Knakal. Employees at the popular NYU watering hole are now saying that closure is imminent. As is the wrecking ball and high-rise replacement.
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It is the latter which worries many in the neighborhood who are already fed up with such egregious decimation, including the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors. The organization is fighting tooth-and-nail to save this historic structure, which was reportedly “the first of four houses built by Nicholas William Stuyvesant in the 1800s.”
BAN and the Asian Pub are currently circulating petitions to have the structure landmarked.