Progress Report: Construction Stalls at Delancey Bridge Tower

Posted on: October 31st, 2013 at 6:00 am by
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The Delancey Bridge Tower broke ground in January of this year, after the old T&J Auto Repair shop at 210 Delancey had been razed and cleared. Foundation was poured, and a primitive skeleton of ironwork quickly broke the plywood threshold. Then everything went quiet. By summertime, work stopped altogether, thanks to a pair of strict stop-work orders.

According to the DOB database, the restrictions were instituted in mid-July, but then reduced to partial stop-work orders.

WORK DOES NOT CONFIRM TO APPROVED CONSTRUCTION DOCCUMENTS OF APPROVED AMENDMENTS ELEVATER SHAFTER,CMUBLOCK ARE 50%SOLID AND ON CENTER BOND BEAM AND NO#4 HOOK DOWELS 24″ ON CENTER

FAILURE TO POVIDE WEATHER REQUIREMENT. DKN FAILURE TOPROVIDE PROPER ATTENTION TO GIVING INGREDIENTS PRODUCTION METHHODHANDLING PLACING POCTECTION AND CURING TO PREVENT EXCESSIVE CONCERTE

Needless to say, the corner parcel has remained dormant for at least the last three months. Now neighbors are telling us that rats are moving here in droves, making the spot a proverbial “rat hotel.”

The Delancey Bridge Tower will eventually rise 12 stories and offer 69 condo apartments and a 8,352 square-foot community facility. Architect Michael Kang is on board, and it’ll look something like this:

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Scheduled completion date is still September of 2015.

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