Lower East Side’s Community 54 Opens Toronto Branch

Posted on: January 12th, 2012 at 6:18 am by

Lower East Side nostalgic lifestyle boutique Community 54 is on a roll, having recently opened an outpost in Toronto. Much like the original, the Canadian contemporary stocks plenty of urban streetwear alongside the allure of Gen X arcade games.

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According to the brand website, the exported concept, located in the Parkdale Village neighborhood, is a joint venture of sorts with digital lifestyle publication Think CONTRA. The locals there, as here, seem to enjoy the presence. Toronto Life featured them in a recent writeup.

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Community 54 first opened at 54 Clinton Street back in October, and is the shared brainchild of Daymon Green and Jason Jacobs. With no legit arcade in the neighborhood (nay, the city) after Chinatown Fair departed last year, the front-of-store space is an available substitute.

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