328 Grand Street

A Decade Later, 2 Developments on Grand Street Finally Nearing the Finish Line

Posted February 17, 2016 at 5:12 am

At Grand and Orchard Streets, luxury speculation has gone from boom to bust, and again back to boom. The contiguous row of pastel-colored shops didn’t last into the new decade thanks to a visit from the wrecking ball. Already eight excruciating years in the making, the mixed-use residential project at 324-326 Grand Street is finally […]

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Behold the New 7-Story 324-326 Grand Street and Its Brick Exterior

Posted September 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

Arguably for the first time in its protracted life, 324-326 Grand Street has exceeded two stories in height. Some five years of dormancy and decay elapsed after the longstanding low-rise predecessor was razed, but it’s been born again hard. The pit was plugged and just received its seven-story luxurified payload. No glass, though, for this new […]

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328 Grand Street Project Site Reactivated; Plans Change from Hotel to Residential

Posted March 10, 2014 at 6:00 am

In the shadow of its neighbor until recently, 328 Grand Street is now ready for the limelight. Both properties were key symbols of the industry gone bad during the economic downturn of 2009. The low-rise buildings comprising this strip of retail were swiftly knocked down, but just as quickly caught in a state of arrested […]

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NexCom Computer Cafe Moving

Posted February 4, 2010 at 6:33 am

The NexCom Computer Cafe at 332 Grand Street is moving.  A piece of neon oaktag taped to the door indicates the service center-cum-internet cafe will be relocating to 64 Delancey.  No concrete timeframe given, just an ambiguous “soon.”

Obey Giant Surfaces on Grand

Posted November 3, 2009 at 6:09 am

Half an Obey Giant surfaced on Grand Street the other day, glued to the splintered plywood of 324-326 Grand Street.  Behind the artwork, the stalled construction site remains little more than a slab of eroding concrete.  So much for a the luxury condos (eighteen stories) and swank hotel (seven stories). Meanwhile, around the corner on […]