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Burg’s Crappiest Development Site Goes Seriously Metal

March 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Metal-Grunge Fence

It is with a very heavy heart we conclude that there will be no more Construction Site Du Jour awards for one of our Lifetime Achievement Award winners, 250 N. 10 Street in Williamsburg. The site as can be seen in the photo above, went seriously metal last week. The crappy fence that had graced the site for a long time and allowed thing like the potential for people to play with a pile driver was removed and replaced by the Cadillac of Fences. Our friend had been hit with a “failure to maintain” violation from the Department of Buildings and a Partial Stop Work order. Interestingly, the fence comes from Parking Depot & Systems Inc. In any case, the site seems destined to be a six-story building with 147 units and an entire block that will be filled with new construction. Assuming, of course, the credit crunch and real estate market issues don’t team up to take a bite out of something on the block. The new building would come from SLCE Architects.

Tags: Construction Issues · Williamsburg

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  • 1 Anonymous // Mar 31, 2008 at 3:38 pm

    Oh good. I’ll look for the news story about the “sheet metal decapitations” after the next big storm.