Water Street

Locals Fear Another Supertall will Rise from the Shuttered Manhattan Mini Storage Parking Lot on South Street

Posted December 14, 2016 at 5:00 am

The Edison Properties-owned “Park Fast” parking lot at the corner of Market Slip and Water Street – behind Manhattan Mini Storage – closed at the end of October. Customers’ cars are gone, and the hydraulic lifts that serviced them are locked in the ground position. So, it’s worth mentioning that readers living in the area […]

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Today in LES History: Rezoning Plan Helps Pave the Way for Creation of Vladeck Houses

Last modified March 16, 2015 at 10:35 am

On this day in… 1938 – A public hearing for a Lower East Side rezoning plan was held, paving the way for the first municipally-subsidized public housing projects in the United States. It would be another year before wide-scale demolition commenced at Corlear’s Hook, clearance that eventually led to construction of the Vladeck Houses. Today in […]

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