Demolition finishes at 44-46 Purves Street

Construction crews have finished demolition at 44-46 Purves Street, formerly a two-story warehouse at the dead end of Purves Street. Demolition started back in February pursuant to a DOB permit filed in late 2014.1 On April 8, the Department of Buildings reviewed permits filed for an 11-story, 49-unit build with a FAR of 8.0.2 The project is […]
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Permits for an 11-story build filed for 44-46 Purves Street as demolition nears wrap

Construction crews have nearly laid waste to 44-46 Purves Street, formerly a two-story warehouse at the dead end of Purves Street. Demolition started back in February pursuant to a DOB permit filed in late 2014.1 But the real news out of the site is a permit filed earlier in the week, which calls for an […]
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Demolition underway at 44-46 Purves Street

Demolition is underway at 44-46 Purves Street based on a demolition that was approved on Dec. 23, 2014 for a “hand demolition of [the] two-story building.”1 The permit supersedes a permit filed on January 10, 2014 calling for mechanical demolition of the building. It’s the first activity we’ve seen on the building since abatement began back in September, […]
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Demolition permit approved earlier in the year at 44-46 Purves Street

We’re a little (OK, a lot) late to the game, but we were taking a walk down Purves Street earlier this week when we noticed that the the building was peppered with warning signs that “this area has been treated for rodents.” As you can see below, the sign was dated September of last year. So […]
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