It's been a while since we checked on the progress at 20 Thompson where "Archi - Ect" Frank Nigro was performing a "Vertical Enlargement" on a sad and blue old brick building. Despite the use of all sorts of strap-on devices it seems that the gang here just couldn't keep their bricks up. Each day piles of those old blue bricks are coming down.
Here's what 20 Thompson looks like today, with the SoHo Grand looming overhead:
And here's it looked like with the demo gang at work a short while back:
If anyone knows what is planned for this corner of Soho, drop a line.
· Painful Vertical Enlargement in Soho [Curbed]