Soho House Ludlow to Appear Before SLA on Thursday to Fight for License

Posted on: August 5th, 2013 at 6:58 am by
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It’s been a relatively quiet summer for the LES Dwellers, but the brief recess is finished. The crosshairs are again fixated on the proposed Soho House at 139 Ludlow Street, and the group is trying to spread further awareness.

Soho House owns the iconic building and is fighting tooth and nail for its project. Despite community opposition and a denial from CB3 back in May.

Obviously, Soho House is challenging the neighborhood by approaching the State Liquor Authority directly. The 500-foot hearing is scheduled for Thursday, August 8, where their high-powered legal team will need to prove the public benefit of adding an additional liquor license in a saturated zone. With the money and backing of this organization, it seems pretty likely they’ll get their way. We’ll keep you posted.

Meanwhile, if you’re against this Soho House in Hell Square, you can sign the petition or send a letter directly to our elected officials.

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[Photo: LES Dwellers]

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