King Glassware

Historic King Glassware Building on the Bowery Receives Rooftop Additions

Posted July 29, 2015 at 9:26 am

King Glassware operated on the Bowery for some eighty-one years, ending its run this past March. The building owner purportedly ran the supply business and decided to hang it up. Since the closure, however, renovations galore. Now some news that might anger local preservationists… The Department of Buildings recently issued permits for a job to convert […]

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King Glassware Shutters After 81 Years on the Bowery

Posted March 14, 2014 at 5:22 am

We’ve been taking photos of the King Glassware on the Bowery for years. With each click of the shutter, another moment captured of this classic old-school storefront. But we also had to catalog as preparation for the inevitable. That day arrived back in mid-February. Gentrification has essentially shattered this near-century-old business. As of this week, […]

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