400 Grand Street

Last Residential Holdouts in 400 Grand Street Pushed out by Essex Crossing

Last modified May 19, 2015 at 8:19 am

The freestanding tenement siblings at 400-402 Grand Street couldn’t stand a chance in the face of the game-changing Essex Crossing development. There’s just too much money at stake here. These two buildings have been ready for bulldozing since April 2014, when the city officially issued demolition permits to Delancey Street Associates, the consortium of developers […]

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Signs of SPURA Development: Drilling for Soil Samples at 400 Grand Street

Posted February 21, 2014 at 6:10 am

While groundbreak on the new Essex Crossing megaproject is still a year from reality, we now have the first outward indications of future development. Stationed beside the doomed 400-402 Grand Street yesterday morning was what appeared to be a Davey Drill rig, presumably to collect soil samples. This drilling typically transpires before any large-scale construction […]

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Early Edition: December 21

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 12:59 am

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Plans for Delancey Underground “Low Line” Presented to CB3

Last modified September 22, 2011 at 9:47 am

James Ramsey and Dan Barasch, the founders of this innovative project presented their bold plan to Community Board 3 at last night’s Land Use and Zoning committee meeting.