Prohibit NYC at 152 Allen Folds
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The east side of Allen Street just north of Rivington is a retail vortex. Little seems to survive this doomed stretch of real estate for longer than a few years. Foot traffic is relatively low and turnover high. And the latest to succumb is Japanese threads shop, Prohibit NYC at 152 Allen.
Prohibit arrived on the scene in 2001, slinging an array of Japanese-made goods at its first location on Elizabeth Street. But their self-proclaimed “resistance movement against all authority” has reached the end of the road. The shop closed up shortly before the holidays, after years at 152 Allen. They’re survived by an empty storefront and branded awning. Next.