The Leather Zone at 122 Orchard Shutters

Posted on: April 21st, 2010 at 6:11 am by

It been a rough eight months for the so-called bargain district.  Or what’s left of it.  Old-time Orchard Street merchants above Delancey were dropping like flies. Especially on the east side of the street, where, since last August, a whopping five stores and one restaurant have shuttered – Giuseppe Uomo at 130, Daniel’s Leather II at 134, Kebab House II at 144, Fashion & Fashion at 160, ZACC Fashions at 164, and S.K. Gift Shop at 190.  And if that wasn’t enough, it’s now time to mark the seventh notch on the tally.

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The Leather Zone at 122 Orchard Street just recently closed.  Its run-down signage and steel awning housing was stripped from the exterior; Misrahi Realty planted its flag, reclaiming the territory.

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