Tangdance Vacating 147 Orchard Street

Posted on: June 17th, 2011 at 6:40 am by

147 Orchard Street goes through upscale boutique shops like it’s a job.  Indeed, three within the last four years (La Di Da, House De Lux).  Much change has befallen this area (Thompson LES, Hell Building, etc.) in the ensuing eternity of time, so it makes perfect sense that turnover would be so high.  Now the relative newcomer Tangdance is apparently packing up.

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A tiny handwritten slip of paper recently arrived in the storefront window with the simple “store for lease” message.  That doesn’t bode too well for the current occupant.

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Tangdance peddles trendy women’s clothing, offering goods from New York and Hong Kong designers alike.  The 147 Orchard Street location was actually one of three downtown stores for the company; the SoHo and Nolita branches are holding steady at 131 Thompson and 230 Mulberry Street respectively.

Tangdance survived the industry standard of two years on the Lower East Side…

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