As previously reported, Muji signed on for ten years at this address, and is reportedly paying upwards of $25,000 in monthly rent.
Alleged “bleeding” retail traffic and the imminent completion of the Death Star at 51 Astor Place were cause enough for Muji to hop onto the bandwagon of East Village gentrifiers.
Utilitarian Japanese container store, Muji, has grand plans to open an outpost near Astor Place.
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