The Subway sandwich chain outpost next to the famous Montero Bar & Grill in Brooklyn Heights couldn’t make it and has been evicted.
Following the controversial shuttering of the nearby Long Island College Hospital in 2014, the sandwich chain at 75 Atlantic Avenue did not have the same revolving-door traffic capable of sustaining its presence in the neighborhood, speculated a reader who tipped us off to the closing.
The Subway opened in 2012, as locals and readers will recall.
Equipment was being moved out last week, the reader said. The space is currently empty, and a past-due notice dating to August 24 is taped to the door.
The storefront housed a bodega before the fast-food shop arrived. Anyone care to speculate what will move in here next?
What would you like to see in this space?
Update: Subway’s problems may be bigger than LICH. At least two other Subways have closed in Brooklyn in recent weeks, including one in Prospect Heights and one in Park Slope, according to readers. One of the founders died two years ago, and the company is having legal and financial problems, according to a report Sunday in the New York Post.
[Photos by Susan De Vries]
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