Municipal Parking Garage

City Implements 67% Rate Hike at Essex Street Municipal Garage

Posted June 3, 2019 at 5:03 am

The Municipal Parking Garage on Essex Street is no longer affordable, if ever it was. Motorists learned last month of a spike in the rates. Notice of the increase recently posted onsite and immediately struck a chord with the community. Monthly dole ballooned from $300 to $500, or a 66.67% jump. The new pricing makes this […]

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Man Mugged for his Fancy $900 Sneakers on Essex Street

Last modified January 28, 2019 at 5:54 pm

Police are looking for three men wanted in connection with a robbery near Essex and Delancey Streets Friday night. At roughly 8:00pm, three African American males approached an Asian man outside the Municipal parking garage at 107 Essex Street. The ringleader of the group reportedly pushed the victim to the sidewalk, while the two accomplices […]

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Check out the Second Coming of the Essex Street Parking Garage, Cabled Facade and All [PHOTOS]

Posted July 5, 2016 at 5:10 am

Here it is – the second coming of the Essex Street municipal garage. Check it out. Most of the iron and netting was removed last week for the big reveal. While Essex Crossing gobbles up parking lots for development (only 354 local spaces will remain post-development), let’s turn to one of the few active garages […]

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Councilwoman Margaret Chin Pushing for Affordable Housing to Replace Parking Garage on Essex Street

Posted July 9, 2014 at 6:02 am

The city is currently amidst an unneeded $5.8 million renovation of the municipal parking garage straddling Ludlow and Essex Streets. But that’s not stopping Councilwoman Margaret Chin from her continued lobbying for affordable housing on this spot. The land-use division of City Council argues that the garage could still be developed into a 90-unit apartment building. […]

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Demolition Starts at Essex Street Municipal Parking Garage Ahead of $4M Makeover

Posted March 27, 2014 at 5:19 am

With news of SPURA and Essex Crossing on the brain of late, it’s worth revisiting the municipal parking garage straddling Ludlow and Essex Streets. After all, a 1970s style facility doesn’t really fit in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, so it too must react in kind. Even though the scaffolding and netting was installed months ago, […]

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Renovations Begin on Essex Street Municipal Parking Garage

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:02 am

Every corner of the Lower East Side is getting glammed. Even the parking garages. Next up, the municipal car-park straddling Ludlow and Essex Streets. Sidewalk bridge was constructed outside the five-story concrete box a few days ago (on both sides), and includes an illustration of what to expect upon completion. As reported back in March, […]

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DOT Now Charging ‘Shakespeare in the Parking Lot’ for Summer Use

Posted June 20, 2013 at 6:22 am

Starting this summer, for the first time in its seventeen-year history, the Shakespeare in the Parking Lot troupe will be charged to use their performance space.

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Essex Street Municipal Parking Garage to Receive Makover

Posted March 20, 2013 at 6:18 am

The city wants to give the structure a 21st Century makeover that matches the new Lower East Side. And it looks like it’ll happen fairly soon.

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