Quick Peek at the Delancey 7-Eleven

Posted on: July 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am by
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The historic Loew’s Delancey Theatre building is well on its way to accepting another corporate chain into the fold. Within the last month, the longstanding metal marquee that once housed the Children’s Place sign was pried from the facade, exposing brickwork not seen in over a decade.

All for good reason, of course. Moving into this highly-trafficked space at 142 Delancey is yet another friggin’ 7-Eleven. Upon its eventual launch, this store will mark the fourth Slurpee spot to open on the Lower East Side in the last six months.

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Exterior branding is also a recent development here – signage in the doorway and the familiar fruit-striped window leafing explain the obvious. Most notable, however, is the poster that beckons someone to “franchise this store.” Guess all the pieces aren’t yet in place…

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Meanwhile, the interior is beginning to take on its generic fast-food flavor. Anywhere USA on the Lower East Side.

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