199 Orchard Street

Coronavirus Kills off this New Orchard Street Business [Updated]

Last modified June 8, 2020 at 9:15 pm

One of the businesses occupying the former American Apparel store at Orchard and East Houston did not survive the three-month coronavirus lockdown. Hemped and Uni K Wax – located side-by-side on Orchard Street – recently closed down. Unable to contend with zero shopping base. Neither lasted a year here in Hell Square. Leasing signage now […]

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Hell Square High on ‘Hemped’

Posted February 5, 2020 at 5:08 am

The former American Apparel footprint is now fully occupied. Subdivided and split between three different stores. The latest, and third venue, to join the block (behind Dr Smood and Uni K Wax) is Hemped, the CBD dispensary which started on Bleecker Street a couple years ago. This satellite store opened on Orchard Street two weeks […]

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‘Uni K Wax’ Salon Chain Heads to Hell Square

Posted August 8, 2019 at 5:04 am

Uni K Wax, a waxing salon chain, is hopping aboard the Hell Square gravy train. The company signed a ten-year lease in the ground level of 199 Orchard Street, previously occupied by Equinox gym as a sales office. The new salon takes 1,000 square-feet of the store once anchored by American Apparel (that footprint is […]

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