108 Delancey Street

Delancey Street Tenement Cleared Ahead of 8-Story Payload

Posted November 5, 2020 at 5:04 am

There’s a new commercial development underway on Delancey Street, and progress is now visible. Permits previously filed with Department of Buildings for 108 Delancey had revealed a partial demolition and four-story addition slated to top the stout tenement building. In reality, the job was more or less a full demolition and redevelopment from the ground […]

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Delancey Street Tenement to Gain 4-Story Addition

Posted May 5, 2020 at 5:01 am

Undergoing renovations for the last year or so, 108 Delancey Street is now stepping into the proverbial spotlight. Permits previously filed with Department of Buildings reveal a partial demolition and four-story addition slated to top the stout tenement building. Once work is complete, the reimagined property – owned by controversial landlord Samy Mahfar – will […]

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Sprint is Returning to Delancey Street with New Outpost in the Old Popeyes Space

Posted December 3, 2014 at 5:32 am

The recent failure of fried chicken at 108 Delancey netted a new vacancy for the taking. Popeye’s ended its six-year run last January, and morphed a month later into a knockoff version of same. Yet, like its predecessor, the attempt to spawn new life in the commercial unit ultimately went south five months later. Massey Knakal […]

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Marshal Seizes the ‘Fried Chicken House’ Knockoff at 108 Delancey

Posted June 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

To be honest, when the Fried Chicken House bowed at 108 Delancey Street back in February, we thought it some sort of joke. Popeye’s had closed a couple weeks earlier, and its entire branding was scrubbed from the facade. Then, in walks this cartoonish, lookalike fast food joint. So, our question was answered yesterday. Fried […]

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Popeye’s on Delancey Replaced by the ‘Fried Chicken House’

Posted February 14, 2014 at 6:12 am

Now this is a bit unexpected. The Popeye’s chicken franchise eatery on Delancey has been replaced by a generic knockoff called the “Fried Chicken House.” What’s funny is that the new establishment, which debuted yesterday, still has some of its predecessor’s menu advertisements in the window. Also, its banner branding is now in place outside […]

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Popeye’s Chicken on Delancey Closed for Unspecified ‘Violations’

Posted January 27, 2014 at 6:01 am

That uniquely branded Popeye’s at 108 Delancey Street has been closed for the past week. Its bilingual signage was excised from the third floor, and the store wrapping scraped from the windows. Printouts near the entrance indicate that the fast food joint was out of commission in order to fix some unspecified “violations.” And that […]

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