156-164 Delancey Street

CoCo Bubble Tea Closes Delancey Street Shop Due to ‘Infrastructure Issues’

Posted February 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

Less than two weeks ago, CoCo bubble tea suddenly shuttered the Delancey Street outpost. A printout in the window blames the closure on “infrastructure issues” likely related to the ongoing exterior renovation of the 156 Delancey retail strip. Even though the letter to patrons hints at a potential return – “we are working to get […]

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‘Happy Wok’ on Endangered List as its Delancey Street Space Hits the Market for $13K

Posted August 22, 2017 at 5:12 am

For a stretch of retail on borrowed time, 156-164 Delancey Street sure stays fresh with commercial turnover. Indeed, within the last eighteen months, a dollar pizza joint and Coco bubble tea dispensary signed leases. Not to mention, Boost Mobile and Cricket Wireless. However, one of the stalwarts on this low-rise block might soon fade into […]

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CoCo Bubble Tea Spot Opens in Last Low-Rise Strip on Delancey Street

Posted October 24, 2016 at 5:18 am

Taj Gold, one of the last jewelry/pawn shops along the Delancey Street corridor, closed back in May. Its store canopy was pried from the building and its windows fully papered. The company had been on the block for more than a decade. And until last week, the space at 156 Delancey was a vacant mess […]

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‘Taj Gold’ Jewelry Shop Fades from Eastern Fringe of Delancey Street

Posted June 8, 2016 at 9:23 am

Taj Gold, one of the last jewelry/pawn shops along the Delancey Street corridor, went out of business last month. Its store at number 156 is now without canopy and papered up for the duration. The company had been on the block for more than a decade. Consider the location, though. 156-164 Delancey Street is a […]

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Boost Mobile Opens Kiosk at Old Sneak Jeans Store on Delancey Street

Posted March 28, 2016 at 10:23 am

Another wireless carrier just debuted down by the Williamsburg Bridge. Boost Mobile joins newcomer Cricket – its competitor – in the one-story strip of commercial retail (which itself sits across the street from T-Mobile) at Delancey and Clinton Streets. Walk by any given day, and you’ll hear prerecorded messages shouting phone deals to passersby. This […]

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Still on Market for $16.5M, Low-Rise Delancey Street Retail Attracts ‘Cricket Wireless’

Posted October 16, 2015 at 5:14 am

​Cricket Wireless is expanding its portfolio of stores on the Lower East Side. Currently with three service spots on its roster, the four-year-old mobile provider just added another. And in a curious location, too. The low-rise strip of retail by the Williamsburg Bridge. For nearly three years, property owners Ashkenazy Investments advertised the corner space […]

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Sneak Jeans on Delancey Closes Ahead of Possible Sale and Redevelopment

Last modified October 15, 2015 at 6:30 pm

That FDNY tire explosion outside Sneak Jeans on Delancey Street was an omen of sorts. A few pedestrians were injured and the front windows shattered from the shockwave. Now, five months after the incident, the nearly-thirty-year-old threads shop is finished for good. Curtains. Handwritten signs plastered to the storefront indicate that yesterday was the final day […]

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Last Low-Rise Section of Delancey Retail Being Sold as Development Opportunity

Last modified January 29, 2016 at 1:33 pm

For the last two years, a highly visible leasing banner wrapped the single-story commercial stretch comprising 156-164 Delancey Street. Basically, ever since Ashkenazy Investments acquired the property from Yeshiva University for a reported $6 million. No businesses took the bait, yet pretty much everyone around here knew that the new landlord was just sitting on […]

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Low-Rise Strip of 156-164 Delancey Sold for $6M

Posted April 1, 2013 at 10:00 am

Six months on the market was all it took for the last low-rise strip on Delancey to sell.

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Low-Rise Strip of Delancey Stores for Sale

Posted September 27, 2012 at 6:09 am

As the mammoth Seward Park Urban Renewal Area walks baby steps toward eventual development, the carpet-baggers are already in tow, waiting to capitalize on the imminent gold rush.

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