Delivery Day at Paulaner Brauhaus on the Bowery

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 at 6:40 am by
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Hazardous interior demolition practices at 265 Bowery last summer resulted in DOB stop-work papers and a vacate order for longtime tenants who lived on the second floor. That temporary relocation naturally became permanent, paving the way for Paulaner to continue on its path to brewery-slash-beer hall. In recent months, a fresh two-story sidewalk bridge was constructed onsite, and shielded with the requisite netting.

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Work is steady and progressing at a clip. Among other achievements, the concrete floor was poured and polished last month, and steel spports installed in the subcellar.

Yesterday saw the delivery of beer-making equipment via flatbed, presumably fermentation tanks for the brewery aspect of the business. But we’re no experts…

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Morali Architects, the firm tasked with creating the Paulaner vision, slightly modified the design for building exterior. It should look something like this upon completion:

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[Photo: Morali Architects]As noted, former Mandarin Oriental hotel GM Rudy Tauscher scored the exclusive licensing deal with the 375-year-old Paulaner to open on the Bowery. Apparently the dude has a pedigree in the hops and barley business dating back to the 1800s, when his ancestors purchased a brewery in Bavaria, Germany.

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