Monday, December 28, 2015
REVIVE: LENOX LOUNGE UPDATE 2015
then a tragic vandalism of the storefront by the previous lessee, and then a couple of lawsuits. The new lease holder started a gut renovation of what was left of the interior over a year ago with a vision of making a contemporary update to the jazz spot but the financial pressure was too great by then and the back rent piled up. Another court ruling would eventually follow and the now the space has been returned to the building owner. What is now left is a shell that would need a lot of capital investment to restore on top of a high rent demand so not much will probably happen for a long time.