Essex Street Garage

City Turbo Charges Essex Street Municipal Garage with Electric Car Stations

Posted September 15, 2021 at 5:03 am

The municipal parking garage on Essex Street is charged up for a new future. That of electric vehicles. Last week, the Department of Transportation unveiled four new fast-charging stations in the carpark. The addition on the Lower East Side is the first in a rollout across the city for the technology, which provides an 80-percent […]

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Check out the Second Coming of the Essex Street Parking Garage, Cabled Facade and All [PHOTOS]

Posted July 5, 2016 at 5:10 am

Here it is – the second coming of the Essex Street municipal garage. Check it out. Most of the iron and netting was removed last week for the big reveal. While Essex Crossing gobbles up parking lots for development (only 354 local spaces will remain post-development), let’s turn to one of the few active garages […]

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Should the City Employ Piss Detectors for Subway Stations?

Posted January 3, 2014 at 11:33 am

The use of subway elevators and stairwells as a personal bathroom is undeniably an issue for cities all over the world. As vile as the public transit system can smell in New York, we can’t even begin to imagine how bad the stench must be during the dead of summer in southern metropolitan areas. Regardless, police […]