From The New York Shitty Inbox: What’s Up at 155 Calyer?

December 29, 2009 by
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 


C (who sent me the above photo) writes:

Former home of the William Taft, and a perfectly good laundromat. Then became the architect’s studio. Then nothing… until today, when both sides had major demolition going on inside. No permits. None. Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Posted or on the DOB site.

I’m all for this space getting used for some useful commerce – or any commerce or small business – but I smell a rat.

Demolition without a permit? In Greenpoint? Say it isn’t so, C!

In all seriousness, this is hardly surprising but pretty darned disturbing given this building is landmarked. Anyone out there have the scoop on what is happening at this site? If so, please share via the comments. Thanks!

Miss Heather


3 Comments on From The New York Shitty Inbox: What’s Up at 155 Calyer?

  1. d on Tue, 29th Dec 2009 4:47 pm
  2. I saw that this morning also. I was wishing so much that someone would put another laundromat in there, the neighborhood needs that.

  3. missheather on Tue, 29th Dec 2009 8:05 pm
  4. Agreed. Otherwise if they touch that purple aluminum siding IT’S WAR.

  5. Halden on Tue, 29th Dec 2009 11:00 pm
  6. No complaints filed, either. Call 311 – it’s a start.

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