53 East Houston Street
Posted June 9, 2017 at 9:38 am
2nd Time Around won’t get another. The national consignment chain abruptly shuttered all its stores this week, citing online competition as the main cause. Closer to home, the two-year-old outpost on East Houston Street (at Mott) harbored plenty of drama in the last several days. The store itself has been closed for about a month, […]
Posted July 23, 2015 at 5:12 am
It was barely a comeback at all; a brief rebound, if anything. And now, the two-year-old Civilianaire at 53 East Houston Street is officially dead in the water. For real this time. In its place, something that looks exactly the same – 2nd Time Around. Signage arrived last week, as did a platoon of trendy mannequins. […]
Posted March 3, 2015 at 9:22 am
We saw this one coming a mile away. A death watch that came to pass. The year-long 50%-off merchandise sale became a rather sure indication of demise. It was just a matter of when. Well, that day of reckoning arrived yesterday for the Civilianaire boutique on East Houston, where a constant placement of window signage […]
Posted February 24, 2012 at 6:28 am
55 East Houston is the subject of some angry neighborhood sentiments against the perpetual cycle of upscaling. To put it bluntly, people are friggin’ pissed.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am
The writing is on the proverbial wall. Or shall we say, the vinyl. Friday afternoon, two ladder-bound workers dressed the beige facade of 53 East Houston in a flashy new jumpsuit – a savvy “for rent” advertisement.