Cleanup from ‘The Knick’ on Orchard Street Is Not Yet Complete

Posted on: November 11th, 2013 at 6:10 am by

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Train of street sweepers on Broome St.

A week of living in the fake past is now complete; it’s back to the reality of the “new” Lower East Side. That said, set takedown for The Knick is still underway, hitting a road bump due to Veterans Day observance. Over the weekend, however, saw the laborious task of scraping up the dirt that had been imported for the film shoot.

The first round of sweeping came courtesy of the private contractors of the crew; city sanitation workers finished the job on Saturday.

Meanwhile, a couple of storefronts weren’t as quick to fleece their faux facades.

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