38 Delancey Still a Construction Zone

Posted on: May 14th, 2009 at 8:04 am by

The northeast corner of Forsyth and Delancey has been a boarded-up construction zone for quite awhile. Progress at the site is painfully slow. Even now, nearly two years after breaking ground, the future condo-plex at 38 Delancey is still nowhere near completion. Curbed reported back in March that the official opening would be Spring 2009. But more concrete details on the project are limited, especially since the official website hasn’t worked since October 2008.

Yet one overlooked casualty in this hot mess is the old “Seeds for Progressive Change” mural, painted in 1975 by Alan Okada. Now only a tiny sliver of the original artwork is visible through the obtrusive erector-set scaffolding.

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