Six-Story Row House Replacement Tops out on Grand Street

Posted on: September 20th, 2019 at 5:03 am by

At the corner of Essex and Grand Streets, two hundred years of history are officially erased. This six-story building – luxury condos – is the future.

The drama here is more than four years in the making. After purchasing 355 Grand Street for $4 million in December 2014, Interboro Properties spent the next two years demolishing a structure that had been on the corner since the 1820s. Flowers Cafe and Vic’s Pizza didn’t survive, either. (The cafe is made a comeback down the block on Essex, though.) The six-story mixed-use building will boast two enormous apartments spanning 4,653 square-feet – one duplex and one triplex – and a 2,282 square-foot commercial unit.

Judging by the project site signage, the design is bland enough to fit in with most of the new development happening in the immediate vicinity.

355 Grand St., July 2015

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