Friday, March 30, 2018
Jillery is closing on 7th and B
[Photos by Steven]
A "store closing" sign is up now in the front window at Jillery, the jewelry and home accessories shop on Avenue B at Seventh Street...
No word just yet why Jillery is closing here ... or when their last day is. (I reached out for more details. Updated: the end of May.)
Artist Jill Fagin, who launched her business in 1987, moved to this corner from 10th Street between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue in the summer of 2013.
Amaran, which specialized in imported home goods, was the previous corner business until February 2013.
As for what might be next, the president of the board of directors of the co-op at 184 E. Seventh St. told me this in 2013: "Our co-op is very proud to have rejected chain stores, banks, bars and loud food establishments. We are proud to have chosen a local business like Jillery who has been in the neighborhood for many years ..."