Our hearts are heavy, although our noses are relieved. The rat poison signs have gone up at 5 Roebling Street in Williamsburg, which means the demolitions crews are not far behind. This is the building that was dubbed the Giant Fart Cloud Building by dating advice/real estate development blogger Bad Advice. It was a cabbage plant, hence that fragrant Dutch Oven aroma that surrounded it. Demolition permits are out on the Fart Cloud Building, which is supposed to become a six-story building with ten condos. The good news is that the Roebling Oil Building, which is directly across the street, will be getting another friend.
· Williamsburg Choice: Life in Fart Cloud vs. Possible Bldg Collapse [Curbed]
· Williamsburg: Land of the 'Giant Fart Cloud' [Curbed]