04/18/2012 02:27 pm ET Updated Jun 18, 2012

BP Gas Station On East Houston In Soho Could Fetch $27,000 As Gallery

SOHO — The BP gas station on East Houston Street is searching for a few chic businesses to fill its vacant garage with upscale merchandise instead of motor oil and car parts.

It's a fixer-upper: A peek inside the dingy debris-filled garage's oil-filmed windows revealed dusty floors, trash and peeling paint. A sign on the front of the vacant mechanics garage behind the BP on Crosby and East Houston streets reads, "Prime Retail Space Available, Pop-Up Store."