Progress Report: The New 2 Allen Street

Posted on: March 17th, 2011 at 6:09 am by

We recently fielded some concerned correspondence regarding the rising eyesore at the corner of Orchard and Division Streets, and realized it’s been quite awhile since our last progress report.  The building has finally reached its seven-story upper limit, and just received a sizable helping of pinstriped construction netting.

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2 Allen Street is reportedly the newest upscale residential development from architect Jung Wor Chin, the same dude behind the glass, Gertel’s-killing monstrosity at 55 Hester.  Despite the notable headway here, though, the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center reveals that completion is still one year away.  According to their records as of March 4, facade work will continue through the spring and summer, with the final interior build-out slated for spring 2012.

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A new, seven-story residential building is being built at 2 Allen Street, at the corner of Division Street. Foundation work at the building took place through summer and fall 2010, and superstructure erection and facde work continues through spring 2011. Interior fit-out is expected to take place through spring 2012, when the Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) is expected.

And what construction site would be complete without some appropriate graffiti…

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