Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Metropolis Vintage has left 3rd Avenue; new Broadway space debuts today
[Photo yesterday by Steven]
Over the weekend, Metropolis packed up and moved out of its longtime home at 43 Third Ave. between Ninth Street and 10th Street ... and into larger space not too far away at 803 Broadway between 11th Street and 12th Street...
[Photo via Instagram]
The all-new location is expected to open today.
The shop had been at No. 43 for the past 23 years. As we've noted, Richard Colligan first opened the store in 1990 at 96 Avenue B between Sixth Street and Seventh Street...
[Courtesy of Richard Colligan]
Read an EVG interview with Colligan from 2010 at this link.
In June 2017, Metropolis Vintage unveiled a new logo for the shop designed by Punk magazine co-founder (and East Village resident) John Holmstrom.
Previously on EV Grieve:
Metropolis Vintage is on the move to a larger space nearby on Broadway