38 Delancey to House Kitchen Supplier

Posted on: February 10th, 2011 at 6:38 am by

We’ve had a close eye on 38 Delancey from the time it was just a wee pup.  Now it’s all growns up, and continues to surprise its peers.  In recent weeks, the ground level has become a depository for random restaurant equipment.  Strange, indeed.  With each passing day, new kitchen gear kept rolling in – shelving, pots/pans, industrial mixers, refrigerators, appliances, etc.  Then, a team of contractors arrived and began constructing counters and workspace.

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By yesterday afternoon, the ginormous big box retail space had filled up quite nicely.  One worker on cigarette break indicated that Master Kitchen Supplies, currently located at 165 Chrystie, would be the inaugural occupant. Probably not what the developers imagined for the prime first-floor real estate of a glassy luxury condoplex. But unexpected, nonetheless.

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This new showroom comes at the expense of the notorious badminton court that seemed to captivate the neighborhood last month. The net, rackets, and shuttlecocks are all gone, but the lines are still drawn.

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