CVS Invading NoHo; Subway & Ranjha Cleaners Booted

Posted on: August 6th, 2013 at 6:00 am by
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CVS just flexed its muscle, and like that, an entire block of East Houston is theirs. Both Subway and Ranjha Cleaners vacated the premises over the weekend; Soho Billiards was evicted back in December. The closures happened super swiftly, and with little notice to the community. Those customers of Ranjha are instructed via printout to head around the corner to Soho Cleaners on Elizabeth Street.

As we exclusively reported at the time, the chain pharmacy signed a lease for 42-56 East Houston three months ago. Terms of the deal were reportedly 11,500 square-feet of real estate for $1.55 million in annual rent.

So, now that the entire ground floor is vacant, construction will presumably begin any day.

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