Economakis Economiks: The bitter battle over the six-story…

The bitter battle over the six-story tenement building at 47 East 3rd Street—owner Alistair Economakis is trying to evict the last eight tenants and turn the building into a ginormous mansion—is back in court today. The rent-stabilized tenants have long argued that Economakis is trying to clear them out so he can flip the building, but the Post reports: "Economakis said he has vowed to sign a legal document offering tenants all income from the rental or sale of the building if he decides not to use it as a single-family home." [NYP; previously]For more stories from Curbed, go to

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