Postado originalmente em CBS New York:
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York City’s oldest bowling alley has closed after 76 years.
Bowlmor Lanes in Greenwich Village closed Monday after the owner was not offered a new lease.
“The entire company is filled with tremendous sadness as our original location is shutting its doors,” Colie Edison, vice president of marketing, told 1010 WINS. “It’s really been a historic, iconic location in Greenwich Village.”
Edison said the space on University Place will become luxury condos.
“It’s extremely disappointing, if it was up to us we would keep Bowlmor Lanes there forever,” Edison said. “The landlord is choosing to tear down everything on the block and turn it into luxury high-rises. I’m not sure Manhattan or even Greenwich Village needs more luxury high-rises.”
A spokesman for the landlord, William Macklowe Co., did not immediately return calls for comment.
The bowling alley has hosted generations of children’s birthday parties and…
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