Demolition of 5 Essex Complete

Posted February 10, 2010 at 6:25 am

This is what’s left of 5 Essex Street after two months of demolition work.  The turn-of-the-century sanitarium and onetime home of Dembitzer Brothers Electronics is now just a pile of bricks.

Update: Demolition of 5 Essex Street

Posted January 11, 2010 at 6:11 am

As we speak, history is being dismantled and funneled through a demolition chute to a curbside dumpster.  Indeed, the three-story building at 5 Essex Street, a onetime sanitarium and former home of Dembitzer Brothers Electronics and the Chinese New Taoism Association, is dying a slow death.  About half the original structure remains on the lot. […]

5 Essex Street to be Demolished

Last modified December 30, 2009 at 10:02 am

The onetime home of Dembitzer Brothers Electronics and the Chinese New Taoism Association will soon be reduced to a pile of rubble.  Indeed, the DOB deemed the decrepit structure at 5 Essex Street an imminent danger to the community, and unfit for habitation.  An official letter stapled to the plywood, dated November 18, clearly states that the […]