Clinton Street Baking Company Expansion Begins with Arrival of Plywood Shed

Posted on: December 9th, 2014 at 5:33 am by
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For months, there had been random rustling inside the vacancy left by Min’s Market. But now the expansion efforts of Clinton Street Baking Company into the adjacent is in full throttle. A corner-hogging sidewalk shed arrived onsite late last week, officially signaling the start of remodeling. Expect to eat in a much larger, 55-seat diner come March.

As we first reported, the current dining room will be transformed to accommodate takeout and coffee, with some limited seating options. Full sit-down service will jump over to 2 Clinton Street. OP liquor license for the additional room is on the way. Community Board 3 approved the application back in July, despite its footing in a saturated area. Queue crowding remains a concern among the locals, but co-owner Neil Kleinberg promises that the larger dining space, coupled with bench sidewalk seating at the corner of Clinton and East Houston, will help alleviate the wait situation.

Local artist Mike Brown saw something different with this shed. It should really have an enormous pancake wrapping…

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Photo: Mike Brown

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