Demolition was in full swing today on the waterfront lot between Rutgers and Pike Slips, and between Cherry Street and the FDR, where what used to be the Two Bridges Pathmark will be replaced by a 68-story apartment tower.
Last year Extell, the developer of the W Hotel Times Square and several other flashy properties, bought the lot for a reported $175 million. The Lo-Down has reported that the developers are aiming for around 200 units of affordable housing as well as amenities like a bowling alley, a theater, and a “golf simulator room.”
Extell will reveal its current plans to Community Board 3’s land use committee on June 18, so stay tuned for more. In the meantime, click through the slideshow for the demolition derby.