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This week, neighborhood blogger Clinton Hill Blog is putting in some time over at Curbed. Today, she's been so kind as to throw us a bone.
Despite a near total lack of public transportation options, you would think that the for-rent storefront on the corner of Washington Avenue and Park Avenue near the Brooklyn Navy Yard would have been snapped up by now. It sits in close proximity to Mojito, a restaurant that serves up tasty Cuban fusion and cocktails, while nearby boutique RePop offers tastefully curated second-hand clothing and furniture and P.E.P. Gallery offers monthly art openings. Around the corner, the gigantic Body By Brooklyn Spa offers luxurious treatment rooms (though it may actually be a front for the Russian mob—the jury's still out).
Perhaps the foot traffic's just not yet what it should be, with cars roaring overhead on the BQE, but this space has been strangely vacant for years. Any takers?
· Retail Space: Still Empty [Clinton Hill Blog]