After 5 Years, Muriel Guépin Gallery Trades Orchard Street for SoHo

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 at 5:06 am by

One of the longest running galleries on Orchard Street just left. The Muriel Guépin Gallery departed the saturated scene last week after five years at 83 Orchard Street.

The showroom was packed up and vacated by the end of January and all evidence of its branding gone. REAL New York, landlord Samy Mahfar’s in-house real estate brokerage – is now advertising the 850 square-foot space (plus basement). Both online and in real life. No word on price, but given the spot – between Grand and Broome – it isn’t cheap.

Meanwhile, Muriel Guépin isn’t going too far. The gallery is relocating to 153 Lafayette Street in SoHo. The new headquarters should open sometime in March.

It’s official.. we are moving from our lower east side location .. to Soho on 153 Lafayette street this March. We will…

Posted by Muriel Guépin Gallery on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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