Six-Story Development Planned for Rutgers Street Laundromat Building

Posted on: February 1st, 2019 at 5:05 am by

It’s laundry day.

The one-story laundromat building at 32 Rutgers Street is on the verge of redevelopment. Plans were filed last week for the construction of a sixty-foot mixed-use property.

Qiliang Chen of Soho Property LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

The proposed six-story development has total floor area of 10,047 square-feet, with 7,272 square-feet earmarked as residential space. It will have ten apartments, each measuring roughly 727 square-feet.

As of yesterday, though, the city is not yet on board. Department of Buildings disapproved of the proposal. For now.

Former tenant Emily’s Laundromat fell victim to a fire three years ago, and it wasn’t quite the same since. The business seemingly rebounded but only for a short time.

[h/t YIMBY]

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