Sidewalk ATM Removal Begins

Posted on: March 30th, 2011 at 6:28 am by

Last month, we reported on a few notices posted to Rivington Street businesses ordering the removal of sidewalk ATMs.  While additional edicts haven’t been spotted, other neighborhood enterprises are finally paying heed to the new ordinance, removing the now-illegal sidewalk cash boxes from their property.  Bloomberg signed the legislation into law on January 4.

Within the last week or so, three establishments in particular broke those money chains with portable saws.  One worker let sparks fly, so to speak, outside the entrance to Oliva.

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Joe’s Fabrics on Orchard Street unfastened its money machine.

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As did Cohen’s Fashion Optical, which had a pair of ATMs by its Delancey doorway.

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