A sharp-eyed reader found an environmental remediation plan for the Myrtle Avenue development site that currently houses an Associated Supermarket. Included in the report are plans and an elevation for the two buildings planned for the site at 490 and 504 Myrtle Avenue. One of the two buildings will house the Associated market and a TD Bank; it will go to seven stories and take two years to build. The other building will rise to eight stories and house a drycleaner, but the post office will leave, our tipster noted. As previously reported, residential apartments will be built on the site. Building materials will include light gray cast stone and dark gray metal. The architect is Aufgang & Subotovsky Architecture and Planning PLLC. Oh, and the soil? Yeah, it’s contaminated. Click through to the jump to see the interior of the Associated, where demo has already started.
Associated Supermarket Closing, Residences to Come [Brownstoner]
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