It's been about eight months since New Hapy Taco, the hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant on Park Place between Seventh and Flatbush Avenues (but ostensibly on Flatbush), closed for good after being shut down by the Department of Health. Well, the space has finally been rented, and an intriguing work permit went up recently on the facade (obscured by the roll-down gate in the photo above).
It reads "PROPOSED ALTERATION TO EXISTING COMMERCIAL PHARMACY SPACE," and it also provides for the construction of interior partitions and a new store front.
I'm not sure why the storefront is being called a "pharmacy space," and I'm not incredibly fluent in DOB-ese, but this seems to indicate that the next occupant of the space will in fact be a pharmacy of some sort.
It already seems to have a couple obstacles working against it, though: the space is very small, a giant, 24-hour Duane Reade is literally right across the street, and another large pharmacy, Kings, is a two-minute walk up Flatbush. Maybe "pharmacy" is a catch-all that also incorporates different types of businesses (sort of like the way Culture's permit read "Coffee Shop")?
Time will tell.