Salvor Projects Closes Its Flagship Boutique on Forsyth Street

Posted on: May 8th, 2014 at 6:04 am by
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That “New Era Dawning Sale” at Salvor Projects wasn’t just a clever name. The boutique, which featured men’s and women’s clothing, just concluded its three-year run at 172 Forsyth Street. Boogie reader RobbieTheK sends along word that the store was completely emptied of its contents earlier this week.

Until its retail demise, Salvor Projects was the sole threads shop on the stretch of Forsyth between East Houston and Delancey. There’s simply very little retail foot traffic in this spot to sustain a robust boutique business, especially on a block dominated by two food and produce wholesalers.

Ross Menuez founded Salvor Projects in 2005. The Forsyth flagship was a first for the company. Now it’s time to regroup.

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