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Sounds like Marc Jacobs is taking over 400 Bleecker Street, for twenty years the home of Biography Book Shop, after all. Back in February, MJ International head Robert Duffy told WWD that the company had signed a lease for yet another Bleecker Street location, leading us to speculate that they'd move into either the Miracle Grill or Biography. Now, the building's owner has confirmed that Marc Jacobs will arrive next February with some sort of lifestyle boutique. As for the bookshop, it's not disappearing: The Shophound reports that it will reopen as Bookbook at 266 Bleecker sometime in 2010.
· Could This Be The Home of Marc's Newest Bleecker Boutique? [Racked]
· Marc Jacobs Set for Another Store on Bleecker [WWD, subscription req'd]
· Biography Bookshop Transitions Down The Street [The Shophound]