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HoodWatch Hangover #3: Construction Porn 3x-Feature

Finishing up yesterday's trip down memory lane to North Tribeca, last week's HoodWatch microneighborhood, we peek in on three construction sites by way of photographs sent along by Curbed readers.

1) Vestry and Washington Streets: A Curbed reader emails, "According to this Downtown Express story, looks like the contractors have encountered a number of obstacles of their own -- archeological ones. They've ripped up the parking lot and excavated about six feet of debris. From my vantage point across the street I can see a rampart of sorts (or maybe it's just the top of a wall) that runs the width of the lot. Today workers were carefully brushing it off. There also seems to be a patch of large cobblestones in the SW corner of the lot. Am attaching photos." Another photo, after the jump.

Also on the other side of this link: excellent views of a Jack Parker development site on Washington, and a heartening tale from the 1 York worksite.

More from the archeological site at Vestry and Washington, above.

2) 442-448 Washington Street: Two views, above, of one of the Jack Parker development sites, this one at 442-448 Washington Street. We're unclear of what they're putting up here—anyone know?

3) Canal and York: And this here is, of course, the latest and greatest from 1 York, the Enrique Norten creation that captivates us so. Reports our correspondent, "I overheard that a person in my building had gone down to the site to complain about all the raucous going on in the morning caused by trucks driving in and out of the site before permitted construction hours. Apparently the owner got his number, called him directly, apologized for the disturbance and rectified the situation in less than 24 hours. If only all developers were that down to earth and not pile-driving liars who name their buildings after chemical elements, then perhaps TriBeCa could live in harmony. I think we should dub One York: TriBeCa's glassy little love child."