Anthropologie Facade Revealed at 250 Bowery, Opening Delayed

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013 at 6:40 am by
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On the surface, it would appear everything is hunky-dory over at 250 Bowery. The building is pretty much complete, demand is high for the astronomically-expensive apartments, and Anthropologie is the high-profile anchor retail tenant. But it might be a minute before any launch happens.

Word on the street is that there’s some last-minute drama at the finish line. A source reveals that Anthropologie is presently renegotiating the lease because they’re allegedly “unhappy” with the some unspecified portion of the buildout. That would explain the lack of activity of late inside the gargantuan ground floor. Nevertheless, yesterday afternoon, workers finally unveiled the full rusty exterior and branded nameplate.

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And just a quick flashback to the litter-lot that was 250 Bowery just a few years ago

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[Circa April 2010]

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