Gallery: NYC Unveils Official Redevelopment Plans for SPURA in the Lowe...

If you’ve ever strolled around the Lower East Side, you may have noticed some gaping holes in the cityscape. In fact, the cluster of blocks around Delancy and Essex is the largest plot of city-owned and undeveloped land in all of Manhattan! Last year, we reported on the massive redevelopment ideas for this spot called the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA), and things are finally moving along. Plans for the enormous space that has been known to many New Yorkers as an eyesore of parking lots for the last 40 years, will include hundreds of apartments, dozens of retailers, and a 10,000 square foot park.

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