Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Essex Card Shop getting closer to reopening on Avenue A

Photos by Stacie Joy 

The build-out continues inside Essex Card Shop, the business gutted by a fire in early January at 47 Avenue A.

Owner Muhammad Aslam (above) provided EVG contributor Stacie Joy with an interior update the other day. As you can see, the new floor, walls and ceiling are all in place... with workers starting on the shelving phase ... 
Aslam is hopeful that the longtime family-owned business can be up and running again in three to four weeks.

You can check out our previous posts on Essex Card Shop, located in the retail space of the Ageloff Towers between Third Street and Fourth Street, for more background on what has transpired to date.  

Supporters of Essex Card Shop have helped it raise more than $91,000 in a GoFundMe campaign

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Looks beautiful and modern. Such fantastic news!

Anonymous said...

Excellent news! I need a few supplies and I've been waiting for Essex Card Shop to reopen so I can get them there.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Stacie for the update!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful news! It looks so nice, can't wait to go shopping!

Anonymous said...

Miss this place--such a valuable and useful neighborhood institution.

Anonymous said...

Just yes!!! Thank you Stacie Joy again for such beautiful and humane art!!!

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