Quick Turnover: Mayson Gallery Replaces Save Khaki at 254 Broome

Posted on: December 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am by

It could be construed as record storefront turnaround. Yesterday morning, we reported that Save Khaki United had vacated 254 Broome Street after years on the block; today we have more information on the replacement tenant.

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A tipster informs us that a new art gallery (surprised?) is on its way to the corner of Orchard and Broome. And without wasting any time, either. Indeed, not long after our story went live, we saw contractors renovating the small store. No leasing signs at all. The Lower East Side newcomer is a showroom called Mayson Gallery, joining the eleven-month-old Munch Gallery just across the street.

We are told that Mayson Gallery will officially launch on December 14 with a cocktail reception and artist preview (6 – 8 pm).  Meanwhile, the website remains under construction, but does leak some clues about what to expect…

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[Photo Credit: Mayson Gallery]

It’s no doubt safe to say that this neck of the woods is already overrun with galleries.

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