24 2nd Avenue

BP-Replacing Condo Debuts on 2nd Avenue with Mathieu Lehanneur Showroom

Posted December 18, 2019 at 5:03 am

The last gas station in the East Village is now a ten-story condoplex. Now, after more than two years of construction, the limestone-clad development at 24 2nd Avenue inches ever closer to occupancy. Construction materials are gone. The incoming mixed-use development, designed by RSVP Studio, boasts thirty apartments, including a pair of duplexes, and capped […]

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Nearly a Decade Later, Faded Ad for ‘The Ludlow’ is Eclipsed by Development

Last modified November 14, 2017 at 9:07 pm

It was late 2008 when The Ludlow first opened its doors, ushering in an era of luxury living in Hell Square. The upscale rental development – arguably the first of its kind in this three-by-three block area – entered the scene just as area hyper-gentrification began to spiral out of control. Around that time, too, this […]

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5-Story Os Gemeos Mural Disappears Behind Rising Residential Construction

Posted May 8, 2017 at 5:12 am

After a two-year reign, the Os Gemeos B-Boy mural on 2nd Avenue is disappearing into history. Covered up by the rising residential development on its backside. It’s the second mural by the Brazilian twin artists to be hidden by speculation. The other, of course, being their 2009 painting on the original graffiti wall slab at East Houston […]

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BP Gas Station on 2nd Avenue is Leveled, 10-Story Residential Development Coming Soon

Posted October 30, 2015 at 5:18 am

In case you were wondering, it only takes a few hours to raze a gas station. The former BP service center on Second Avenue was completely leveled yesterday. It’s now a pile of rubble in the middle of the parcel, awaiting reassignment. As for the property – 24 Second Avenue – it’ll soon be redeveloped […]

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Os Gemeos Completes New B-Boy Mural on 2nd Avenue

Posted August 17, 2015 at 5:10 am

Os Gemeos completed another epic mural in the East Village over the weekend. The Brazilian artists – twin brothers – spent the end of last week on a boom lift painting one of their token characters on the southerly facade of 26 Second Avenue. The art is no doubt hip-hop influenced. This dude looks like […]

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Os Gemeos Paints Enormous Mural Above Vacant 2nd Avenue Gas Station

Posted August 14, 2015 at 5:16 am

Never to back down from going huge, muralist brothers Os Gemeos have done it again. A week after a small collaboration with JR on Chrystie Street, the Brazilian twins headed up the bend for an enormous piece featuring one of their token characters. Right at the northeast corner of Second Avenue and East First Street. […]

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10-Story Condo Development Will Rise Atop the Former BP Gas Station on 2nd Avenue

Posted July 1, 2015 at 5:00 am

The vacant BP gas station on Second Avenue will be reborn hard as luxury living. Where a boutique hotel was previously rumored, a ten-story condo is development is instead underway. This valuable corner parcel – 24 Second Avenue – has been under the knife since its sale to AORE Holdings LLC last July for $32 […]

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Vacated East Village BP Gas Station Sells for $32M

Last modified July 18, 2014 at 8:36 am

The vacant BP gas station site on Second Avenue is now primed for development. The Real Deal reported yesterday that the property changed hands for $32 million. Something big is coming, but it’s not immediately clear what. Rumors continue to swirl about a possible boutique hotel here. The seller of the lot is listed in […]

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