Posted December 21, 2018 at 5:09 am
Back in November, the Department of Buildings finally approved plans for the new ABC No Rio on Rivington Street. The four-story “Passive House,” already a decade in the making, will replace the fabled and famed original tenement building razed two years ago. The state-of-the-art facility, designed by local architect Paul A. Castrucci, will eventually boast larger exhibition […]
Last modified November 19, 2018 at 8:53 am
ABC No Rio – in its former punk rock incarnation at 156 Rivington Street – was demolished back in April 2017. Its long-overdue rebirth as sleek “passive house” is one major step closer to reality. Since takedown of the century-old tenement two years ago, the lot has been dormant while action transpired behind the scenes. […]
Posted December 1, 2014 at 5:00 am
When news broke over five years ago that ABC No Rio would be demolishing its centennial tenement (rather than renovating) for a new progressive facility, the story netted plenty of headlines. And controversy. Purists argued that this was a mistake running counter to the punk rock ethos of this longtime community center. Plans all along […]
Posted June 26, 2012 at 6:09 am
Punk rock is going green with a new facility for ABC No Rio on Rivington Street.