The SPURA Davey Drill of the Day

Posted on: April 25th, 2014 at 9:30 am by
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Those menacing Davey Drills are a common sight around the sprawling tract of SPURA land these days. The crane-looking machines are busy nabbing soil samples ahead of the massive new Essex Crossing development that will forever change the makeup of the Lower East Side.

Today’s “drill of the day” was spotted in the Municpal parking lot at Broome and Ludlow Streets. This parcel is considered lot number one, and will sprout the proposed Andy Warhol Museum seen in the below rendering. The wildcard, of course, is still the adjacent 75 Essex Street, which is back on the market for $30 million. And without a landmark designation to its name.

Also, not really mentioned in the SPURA coverage, but Essex Crossing pretty much spells the end to Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at this location.

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Possible Andy Warhol Museum as part of Essex Crossing

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