Shapiro Hardware

‘City Hats’ Relocating to East Houston Ahead of Bleecker Street Redevelopment

Posted November 15, 2017 at 5:01 am

All commercial retail is being liquidated from the northwest corner of Bleecker and Lafayette Streets, as redevelopment looms. A week after our report about the imminent relocation of Shapiro Hardware, its neighbor faces the same fate. City Hats at 63 Bleecker Street is moving operations just a few blocks south to Houston. They’ve recently inked […]

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‘Shapiro Hardware’ Consolidating Operations on Great Jones Street Ahead of 59 Bleecker Redevelopment

Posted November 2, 2017 at 5:09 am

It was nine months ago that Shapiro Hardware opened an annex on Great Jones Street. At the time, we were told that the two locations would eventually consolidate. Ownership furthered that narrative by including signs at the Bleecker entrance advertising the newest addition. Now, that time has finally come. Giant banners affixed to the year-old […]

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NoHo’s Shapiro Hardware Opens ‘Second Location’ on Great Jones Street [Updated]

Last modified January 30, 2017 at 6:25 pm

Shapiro Hardware has a new NoHo store.  While signs in the window 59 Bleecker Street announce a second outpost up the block at 7 Great Jones Street (formerly the Village Tannery), employees confirm what’s happening. This is a new home, and both will remain open until the “transition” is complete. That transition seems nebulous.  Three […]

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The 9-Story Development Forcing Out Decades-Old Businesses at Bleecker and Lafayette

Posted July 25, 2014 at 6:05 am

Last week, we broke news that the longstanding businesses at the northwest corner of Bleecker and Lafayette would depart for something big. Like the building in the above rendering, unearthed by Curbed yesterday. Nothing is on file yet with the DOB, but rumor has it that this new nine-story building is forthcoming. It’s believed the […]

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Kaufman Shoe Repair & Downtown Floor Supplies Departing Lafayette Street; New Development Rumored

Posted July 15, 2014 at 5:35 am

To look at the corner, you would know its days are certainly numbered. After all, the northwest junction of Lafayette and Bleecker is one of the last one-story properties in the vicinity, and likely has developers drooling. The drama unfolding at 346 Lafayette Street is seemingly but the beginning. Adjacent businesses Kaufman Shoe Repair Supplies […]

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