Newsstand Proposed for Sidewalk Outside Union Market on East Houston

Posted on: July 22nd, 2015 at 5:13 am by
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The heavy foot traffic at the southern entrance to Alphabet City apparently requires a sidewalk newsstand. Specifically, the real estate right outside the Union Market at Avenue A, where the concrete widens.

A proprietor from Jackson Heights – Sultana Parvin – will go before the Transportation subcommittee of Community Board 3 tonight to obtain the necessary approval. Just a formality, though, as the Department of Consumer Affairs seemingly wants a newsstand there. Rubber stamp is likely.

The forthcoming Cemusa glass box will measure 5-foot-by-10-foot. Below is a full schematic if you’d like more detail.

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Photo: Community Board 3

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