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Harlem's 125th Street retail scene is set for an influx of khakis and jeans, as the Gap will open a Factory Store there on February 8th. Arriving on the same block as sister brand Old Navy, the Gap will take over the spot once occupied by Lazarus for Kids at 264 West 125th Street.
The 53-year-old store underwent a $500,000 renovation in 1999, and according to one Yelper, was the best place to buy packs of Disney Princess Tiana panties. In addition to that, it also once boasted former Mayor Giuliani as a shopper.
The announcement follows the news that Whole Foods is coming to Harlem, and more recently, that Lenox Lounge lost their lease to the Myriad Restaurant Group, the company behind Nobu.—Cambrey Thomas
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