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CurbedWire: 273 Mott Cracks Open, Collapse Imminent?

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NOLITA—It was way back in April 2007 when we added 275 Mott Street to the Curbed Building Collapse Betting Pool. (Cause at that time: construction work on an empty lot underminded the building, causing cracks to appear.) This afternoon, that reality came a little closer to being next door at 273 Mott Street as a much larger crack opened down the length of the building. Per a Curbed tipster on the scene, "273 Mott has a massive crack and has been evacuated. Mott Street closed." File this one under, non-shocker. Developing... [CurbedWire, previous]