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Here’s a Very Different Look at the 14-Story Commercial Condo Coming to Pike and East Broadway

Posted April 24, 2017 at 5:10 am

Some serious height is coming to a bustling corner of East Broadway in Chinatown. The former home of a Mobil gas station, 2 Pike Street – nay, rebranded as 100 East Broadway – will soon be reincarnated as fourteen stories (180 feet) of glassy commercial condos (“boutique office condominium”). The single level convenience store of […]

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Demolition Approved for Pike Street Gas Station Ahead of New 14-Story Office Tower

Posted November 2, 2015 at 5:13 am

Up goes the fence. For the first time since the Mobil gas station closed six years ago, there is real activity to report at 2 Pike Street. The plywood boards took up residence along the perimeter of the vacant lot last week. Get ready for more construction woes. As previously mentioned, the 9,800 square-foot (overgrown) […]

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First Look at the 14-Story Office Tower Coming to Vacant Pike Street Gas Station

Posted August 18, 2015 at 5:12 am

Long a symbol of the economic downturn, the abandoned Mobil gas station at 2 Pike Street (aka 100 East Broadway) is primed for new development. As reported, the 9,800 square-foot (overgrown) parcel sold this past April for an eye-popping $18.75 million. Developer Shing Wah Yeung of Yeung Real Estate Development was the buyer, and intends to […]

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Why there was a Subway Entrance on Avenue C Yesterday

Posted July 29, 2015 at 10:42 am

Alphabet City was Brooklyn yesterday. For a brief period, at least. This realistic subway entrance appeared yesterday morning in the abandoned Mobil gas station that will soon sprout new development. Its placement was actually a filming prop for the CBS show Blue Bloods, which often films around the Lower East Side. Naturally. Several readers spotted […]

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Vacant Mobil Gas Station on Pike Street Sells for $18.75M; 13-Story Office Tower Coming Soon

Posted April 7, 2015 at 5:00 am

The trend of developers guzzling gas stations continues today with news of another loss. Indeed, the long-vacant Mobil gas station at Pike Street and East Broadway finally fetched its due. The Daily News reports today that the former Chinatown gas station at 2 Pike Street – considered a viable development opportunity for many moons – just […]

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$32.5M Project Underway to Convert Former Avenue C Mobil Station Into Luxury Living

Posted November 12, 2014 at 6:03 am

The last gas station in the East Village – the Mobil at Avenue C and East Houston – closed for good back in September. All along we knew that a nine-story residential building with forty-five rental units would sprout from this trapezoidal lot (at least according to DOB). There is now confirmation of the project […]

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Mobil Gas Station on East Houston and Avenue C is Boxed Up; 9-Story Condo Development Coming Soon

Posted September 16, 2014 at 6:03 am

Thanks to Boogie reader DC, we now see that the Mobil gas station at East Houston and Avenue C is now boxed up for the next phase of its life. In due course, the 6,000 square-foot parcel will yield a nine-story condoplex. You know, exactly what Loisaida needs. We learned ten days ago via EV […]

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When Superman Got Mugged on East Broadway

Posted April 30, 2013 at 10:07 am

It had been awhile since we last saw Superman. The original. HBO recently placed the movie in its rotation, likely influenced by the new Man of Steel reboot coming out this summer.

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Gas Lines on the Lower East Side

Posted November 5, 2012 at 6:47 am

Cars, vans, and trucks park up the streets for hours, while those with gas cans wait on seemingly shorter lines. It’s a controlled chaos out there.

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East Houston Mobil Gas Station Site Sold for $8 Million

Posted September 20, 2012 at 6:28 am

Gas stations don’t fit the mold of the new Lower East Side, especially along the increasingly upscaled East Houston corridor.

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