Coming Soon: Rooster Art Gallery at 190 Orchard Street

Posted on: August 10th, 2010 at 6:12 am by

With numerous merchant and boutique closures this past year alone, upper Orchard Street has been through hell. It’s a veritable DMZ out there, with pock-marked streets, numerous vacant worksites, and exorbitant rents.  However, the storefront of one recent vendor victim is bouncing back as, you guessed it, another gallery.

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Back in December, the S.K. Gift Shop at 190 Orchard Street closed after the landlord raised the rents to unaffordable levels.  Now it appears that the Rooster Art Gallery is on its way.  Details are scant, as there is no contact information or website to consult.  The only clue is an ambiguous “very soon” sign.

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It’s high time those remaining Bargain District signs were swapped with something more befitting of the recent neighborhood trend.  Perhaps just “Gallery District.”  The bargains are becoming harder to find.

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