Rothstein’s Hardware Finally Moves Out of 56 Clinton Street Ahead of 7-Story Development

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 at 5:39 am by
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Rothstein’s Hardware is officially gone from its longtime home at 56 Clinton Street. The mom-and-pop had been at this unique address for three decades, but forced to relocate thanks to a new seven-story development in the works. The OG store closed this weekend; henceforth, the business will sell goods from the larger footprint at 106 Ridge Street.

Rothstein’s Hardware was the last remaining tenant in the one-story row between 52-62 Clinton. The final piece of the puzzle is still WD-50 right next door. It’s a wildcard. However, as we’ve been reporting, all paperwork with the DOB and architect Issac & Stern indicate that the new mixed-use tumor include 50 Clinton in the plans.

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We first reported on the move of Rothstein’s back in January. At the time, we were told the change would happen sooner (something like two weeks).

Owner-developer DHA Capital and architect Issac & Stern are behind the new mixed-use building. Permits for the project were submitted to the DOB last week, and await approval. Enjoy the relative silence, as this area will soon become a loud pit of despair.

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