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Fallow for a Decade, Activity Anew at 49 East Houston Lot

Posted March 31, 2017 at 5:17 am

Holy shitballs! There is actually activity to report at 49 East Houston Street, forever the vacant lot and dumping ground. Yesterday evening, two crowbar-wielding workers were spotted dismantling the splintered plywood, revealing the void created here a decade ago. Word on the street is that the property is up for sale, though we haven’t spotted any listings […]

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Stalled Site at 49 East Houston

Last modified January 13, 2010 at 10:44 am

Based on the prevalence of stalled construction sites and empty lots, the hurry-up-and-wait mentality that characterized the boom years still haunts the neighborhood.  That much is obvious.  We almost expect to see urban tumbleweeds blowing through the streets.  So what better time than now to revisit 49 East Houston, which, after its demolition in 2008, […]