14 Second Avenue

Ten-Story Condo Ready to Fill Hole Left by Irreplaceable Artifacts Decades Ago

Posted October 5, 2020 at 5:00 am

More than two years in the works, the construction of a luxury condo atop a long-vacant Second Avenue pit will proceed, thanks to a construction loan secured by the developer. Development firm Station Companies scored a $13.75 million construction loan for its ten-story building here at 14 Second Avenue. Owner Daniel Vislocky is behind the […]

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Bike Mechanic Natividad Zirate Relocates Across Second Avenue

Last modified June 16, 2011 at 9:47 pm

Two weeks after his tools were illegally seized by the Parks Department, Natividad Zirate was forced across the street due to construction.

Bike Mechanic Natividad Zirate Details Tools Needed

Posted May 9, 2011 at 6:09 am

The beloved homeless bike mechanic refuses to budge from his high-profile sidewalk workshop at the base of Second Avenue. Find out what he needs, after the jump!

Bike Mechanic Natividad Zirate Seeking Tool Donations

Posted May 4, 2011 at 6:28 am

Natividad Zirate is in a bad place right now. He needs tools. More after the jump!

Natividad Zirate Returns for Another Season of Bike Repairs

Posted April 27, 2011 at 6:09 am

Those cyclists concerned about whether Natividad Zirate would return for another season need not worry anymore.

New City Park Coming to 14 Second Avenue?

Posted September 10, 2010 at 6:30 am

In the spirit of the Liz Christy Garden just across the way, a new green space seems to be in the works at the northeast corner of East Houston and Second Avenue.  Indeed, the strip of Parks Department land, located beside the former home of Irreplaceable Artifacts, is starting to show evidence of the change. […]