Claw Money Boutique Back in Business After Completion of Storefront Renovations on Delancey

Posted on: March 30th, 2016 at 5:11 am by
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After consecutive months of ground-level renovations, the retail composition of 101 Delancey Street is no longer recognizable. Where a collection of rough-around-the-edges stores heretofore operated (OTB, Jackson Hewitt, Happiness Deli), three distinct commercial spaces now await tenants.

Store entrances were all leveled to sidewalk grade, with any evidence of the former OTB now in the dustbin. This stretch is upscaled.

The completion of remodeling activity also signaled the return of street artist Claw Money’s year-old corner boutique. She had been out of commission for about six weeks.

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Surprising that 101 Delancey hasn’t been sold this year. The building changed hands twice since 2012, in fact. Silvershore Properties snapped up the tenements in 2012 for $7 million, then flipped it two years later and sold to Lionstone Capital for $17.3 million. The real estate speculation killed off the few small businesses operating here, including the original Happiness Deli.

Flashback photo:

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OTB Delancey Street, March 2009

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