Id America on Orchard Street Calls it Quits

Posted on: January 16th, 2013 at 6:49 am by


Six months later, gadget accessories purveyor Id America is no longer part of the Lower East Side landscape. Ownership vacated 145 Orchard Street, and instead moved uptown to be with the other tourist-driven business there – 147 West 35th Street (between Broadway and 7th Avenue).

An unlikely retail contender from the get-go, this latest closure shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone. While there might be steady demand for iPhone fix-its and all the cool-kid add-ons, it’s seemingly not enough to pay the bills. Especially on this stretch of Orchard Street.

One of the season’s first “quickie closures.”


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  • eric e. (esquared™)

    They didn’t listen to, nor follow their ego and super-ego.