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Iconic Polish Grocery in South Slope Will Become Apartments

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[Via Matt Logan/Curbed Photo Pool]

In March, Polish grocery store and Greenwood Heights staple Eagle Provisions was sold to developer George Malafis, and now it looks like a residential building will rise on the site. According to Brownstoner, the building will likely have 26 or 28 units, with parking for six cars.

The three buildings at 626-630 Fifth Avenue (Eagle Provisions is located at 628) fetched $7.5 million back in March. Together, they offer about 22,500 square feet of buildable space. Owners Richard and John Zawisny announced that the 35-year-old shop will close in two weeks, forcing South Slope residents to look elsewhere for their kielbasa.
· Apartments to Replace Beloved Polish Grocer Eagle Provisions in Greenwood Heights ['Stoner]
· What's Up on Fifth Avenue: Eagle Provisions' owners sold their building to a developer [Brooklyn Eagle]