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BREAKING: Chumleys Building Collapsing, Venue May Be Torn Down

WEST VILLAGE—The building that houses historic West Village speakeasy Chumley's is in a state of collapsing. From our operatives on the scene, we understand that an interior wall has collapsed and the FDNY is evaluating the situation as we speak. Full Eater/Curbed coverage at Curbed. DEVELOPING...


UPDATE 3:48: Police have moved the fire tape back such that Little Owl is now in the no fly zone. As of now, the restaurant is planning to open tonight on shedule, but the FDNY may have something else to say about it. We say again, developing.

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