Corner Grocers on Orchard Receives DOB Visit for Vestibule

Posted on: February 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am by

And the plot thickens! The fight against that enormous corner-hugging, sidewalk-hogging vestibule at the new Corner Grocers on Orchard Street is gaining significant momentum. Yesterday afternoon, Boogie reader Enlevine overheard a building inspector from the DOB discussing the issue with the bodega owner.

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Our tipster says the conversation centered, in part, on the lack of room for wheelchair passage near the telephone booth. “The owner was nodding his head in agreement and in some ways, defeat. I suspect they’ll be rebuilding that monster structure soon.”

We’ll keep you posted on the progress here at 140 Orchard Street.

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