Bond Street & 64th Street, Southwest Corner

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Signs of change on Tenth Avenue: 73rd Street — 110th Street

Detailed enumeration of the signs of change and the actual changes on Tenth (Amsterdam) Avenue from 73rd Street on up to 110th Street. (Not for the faint of heart or the easily bored.) To follow along, open a second window in your browser, and go to Tenth Avenue 2006 & 2010 (2).

As before, I’ll take the corners of each intersection in the clockwise order NE, SE, SW, NW. At each corner I'll describe the 2006 sign(s) of change first, then the 2010 actual changes.


Tenth Avenue & 100th Street, Southeast Corner
(2006 above, 2010 below)


73rd Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: P&G Café&Bar gone, green paint removed from façade, sign down, new tenant (?), also new tenants, awning to left

SE — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding down, new no parking/standing sign




74th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: facades cleaned up, new awnings

SW — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding down

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change except for new no parking/standing sign




75th Street

NE — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding down

SE — 2006: vacant storefront; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new tenant, new awnings match ones on right in 2006, scaffolding up on left

NW — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up




76th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: corner storefront vacant, new tenant with new awning on left

SE — 2006: scaffolding on left; 2010: scaffolding down

SW — 2006: none; 2010: Jersey barriers replaced with posts

NW — 2006: none; 2010: new façade (actually a building renovation) on the right




77th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: Harrisons gone, new tenant Chirping Chicken (used to be across the street on SW corner) with new awning, signage

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new façade (actually building renovation), Chirping Chicken gone (moved across street to SE corner), parking garage also gone (?)

NW — 2006: none; 2010: Shoka gone, new tenant is The Vitamin Peddler [sic]




78th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: new awning for Duane Reade




79th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: Falafel gone, new tenant with new owning, new bus stop shelter

SE — 2006: none; 2010: street work

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new awning for Duane Reade, new style newstand

NW — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up




80th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: Sarabeth's has new awning

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change




81st Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: Louie's Café gone, new tenant is St James Café/Irish Pub, woodwork now brown not green, new awning on right

SE — 2006: none; 2010: Monsoon closed, storefront now vacant, signage down, also red lamps down, new signage at Haru next door

SW — 2006: none; 2010: Roppono gone, new tenant is Tangled Vine, old awning down, façade cleaned up, wall on 81st street side painted to match

NW — 2006: none; 2010: new phone booth, new no parking sign




82nd Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: barbershop gone, signage down, new tenant is Apothecary

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: Pizza place gone, signage down, new tenant is PF




83rd Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up

SE — 2006: none; 2010: new awning for Sofia Storage, "store for rent" above Tibet Bazaar

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: Crossroads gone, signage down, new tenant is McGee Tavern, new awning, signage, paint, flags




84th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: new pedestrian crosswalk sign

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new awning for Le Pain Quotienne

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change




85th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up

SE — 2006: none; 2010: New Tower Copy gone, signage down, new tenant is Desktop USA, new signage

SW — 2006: none; 2010: Jinny Cleaners gone, new tenant is New Kam Lai, new awning on corner deli, is this new tenant also?

NW — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up




86th Street

NE — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding repainted, street work

SE — 2006: none; 2010: Sweet Corner gone, new tenant is Dunkin' Donuts, street work

SW — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding still up (or new scaffolding? Seems to be higher in 2010)

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change except newspaper boxes moved, also new style no parking sign




87th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding down, Plums gone, new tenant is Schatzie The Butcher, new awning, signage

SW — 2006: none; 2010: PC Richards still there (?) — signage changed, hard to discern actual occupancy

NW — 2006: none; 2010: new awning for deli (new owner too?), awning extending over sidewalk for Indain restaurant gone




88th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change, (but young trees have grown visibly)

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new owner for deli (?) with new signage, awning down, sidewalk enclosure up

NW — 2006: none; 2010: Jing Hua gone, new tenant (?)




89th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: Door Store gone, new tenant is New York Kids' Club

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: Papa John's now includes Subway and Häagen Dasz, new signage reflects this

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change




90th Street

NE — 2006: some construction to the right; 2010: scaffolding up

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up

NW — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding painted red, now extends up (is this new or extension of old?)




91st Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: Altman Hardware & West Side Paints gone, new tenant is Express Supply (is this a new tenant or a renaming of the business?), new signage to match

SE — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding up, Café Roma gone, new tenant is Pudding Stones West

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: new awning, signage for Miyako Sushi




92nd Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: tree down on right

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: Pizza Bolla now Mike's Pizzeria, awning and signage to match

NW — 2006: none; 2010: Yuki Sushi now Kikuchi Sushi, new awning, Funny Business Comics gone, storefront now vacant




93rd Street

NE — 2006: restaurant space vacant, for rent; 2010: façade facelift, new tenant is Japanese restaurant, new awning to match

SE — 2006: dumpster, renovation of Little Apple Grocery space; 2010: new tenant is Apple NYC furniture, awning to match, Schneider framing gone, space now vacant, for rent

SW — 2006: none; 2010: Little Extras and adjacent travel business now 7-11, facelift and signage to match, young tree center right has grown significantly

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change except newpaper boxes




94th Street

NE — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding down, new (?) tenant is Little Shop of Crafts, new signage, also new (?) Caffe Mocias

SE — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding down, new signage, sidewalk enclosure for Galileo

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new deli owner (?) with awning and signage to match

NW — 2006: none; 2010: Sipon gone, new tenant is Pio Pio Salon




95th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: West Side Dental gone, new tenant is Mandek School

SE — 2006: scaffolding; 2010: scaffolding down, facelift

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: new deli owner (?), awning & signage to match, Baker Surgical gone, new tenant is Charm, again, awning & signage to match, Indian Café gone, new tenant is tapas place




96th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: new style bus stop shelter, news boxes gone

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: church doors now blue instead of red




97th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: old Associated signage down, not (yet?) replaced

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: Scheina gone, new tenant is Ozen, deli gone, new tenant is Dollar Variety, awnings to match in both cases




98th Street

NE — no such corner

SE — no such corner

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new tree in front of Xtreem Clean, more new boxes on corner

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change




99th Street

NE — no such corner

SE — no such corner

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new signage, modest facelift for Pearl's

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change




100th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: Home Center closed (?), scaffolding on left; 2010: new building, still being finished, scaffolding on left still up,though repainted

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new building, still being finished

NW — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding




101st Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: Lucky 99¢ store gone, new tenant is Noche Mexicana, Jackson Hewitt gone, new tenant is 99¢ More, awning, signage changes to match, Krik Krak has facelift, new awning too

SW — no such corner

NW — no such corner




102nd Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: Chinese & Japanese restaurants gone, new tenant is Café Roma, awning, signage changes to match, do not enter sign is gone

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change




103rd Street

NE — no such corner

SE — no such corner

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new phone booth

NW — 2006: none; 2010: new awning (and owner?) for pizza place




104th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: NYPD Security Camera sign

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new owner for hair salon, awning to match, Dani cleaners has new awning (closed probably due to holiday)

NW — 2006: none; 2010: new pedestrian crossing sign




105th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change




106th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: new tenants to left of pizza place, Nail Salon, Body Work, awnings to match, new tenant to left of them too, also awning to match

SE — 2006: none; 2010: new signage, awning for Empire Corner, MONY travel service gone (?) new signage, A-Singh Project now 99¢, new awning, also new awning for Kabab & Curry House

SW — 2006: none; 2010: new phone booth

NW — 2006: none; 2010: A Velez gone, renovation underway, new signage (new owner?) for bar next door




107th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: La Embajada gone, new tenant is Tropical Mission, awning & signage changes to match

SW — 2006: none; 2010: Century funeral home gone, façade facelift, new tenants are Windes, Hair Studio, Corniel Barbershop, signage to match

NW — 2006: vacant storefront next to pharmacy; 2010: new tenant is Thai restaurant, awning, signage to match




108th Street

NE — 2006: storefront vacant next to Karate-Do; 2010: new paint job for Karate-Do, new tenant next door is deli, awning to match

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: scaffolding down, new tenants with awnings, signage to match

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change




109th Street

NE — 2006: xxxxx; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: Mugi has facelift

SW — 2006: xxxxx; 2010: facelift, new tenant on left, young trees center right have grown

NW — 2006: none; 2010: fresh paint on corner business, new owner (?) awning on deli next door




110th Street

NE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SE — 2006: none; 2010: no change

SW — 2006: none; 2010: no change

NW — 2006: none; 2010: no change





SUMMARY

See the summary statistics in yesterday's post.

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