LIMELIGHT WILL BE A MINI-MALL
The former Episcopal church that once housed the sacrilegious Limelight nightclub will be born again – as a retail mini-mall. Now known as the Avalon nightclub, the legendary 12,000-square-foot venue on Sixth Avenue at West 20th Street will shutter its doors in early 2007.
“The landlord has decided that he doesn’t want to go forward with another nightclub,” said broker Frank Terzulli, of Winick Realty Group.
“He’s going to cut it up for retail tenants and a restaurant with patio seating.”
Terzulli added, “The area is becoming more upscale with high-priced condos and stores, and that will make it more difficult to get permits from the community board” for a nightclub.
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