According to the @TradedNY account, a business called Third Avenue Discount signed a lease for the large space. No word on the moment what kind of discounted items that the shop will sell. Stay tuned. (H/T Upper West Sider!)
Longtime tenant JAM Paper & Envelope closed here in January 2018 after 25 years in business. The company closed its storefronts in a shift to e-commerce.
Meanwhile, next door at 133 Third Ave., the carcass of an in-progress 16-story residential building remains ... way back in December 2012, a construction mishap "sent wet concrete oozing through a wall and into an NYU dorm next door," as DNAinfo reported at the time. The owner of the building that NYU leases the dorm from subsequently sued to halt the project.
And here it sits...