Urban Muse Prepares Demolition of 347 Bowery with New Sidewalk Bridge

Posted on: May 29th, 2014 at 6:05 am by
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The end is nigh for another historic piece of the Bowery.

The former Salvation Army building at 347 Bowery will soon meet its maker. While demolition permits were filed way back in early January, the takedown is only now underway. Passing the stout corner building yesterday, we spotted the arrival of twin sidewalk bridges. Prepare for the wrecking ball.

Once developer Urban Muse reduces six decades of history to a hole in the ground, they’ll then fill it with a thirteen-story mixed-use building with five 3BR condos (plus retail). The privately-held Muse had acquired 347 Bowery from Louzon Hotel Group in July 2013 for $19 million, after the latter company balked on its glitzy hotel plans.

It remains to be seen, however, whether that whole same-floor parking scheme is part of the equation here.

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Sketch of the new 347 Bowery, Photo: Urban Muse

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