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The new Tory Burch flagship store in Soho is a "slam dunk"—or at least the Landmarks Preservation Committee thinks so. Last week, they approved updated plans for the townhouse-style building, according to our sister site Curbed NY, which has a couple noticeable differences from their original renderings.
The original building plans asked the commission for a five-story building with a rooftop garden, but this time around, renderings like the one above showed only four floors—ten feet less than the maximum height they're allowed to build.
There was also no mention of a roof garden in the most recent plans, but Curbed says that doesn't necessarily mean it's not happening. Regardless, commissioner Michael Goldblum called the proposal a "slam dunk."
The downtown flagship will replace a two-story garage that formerly housed MercBar for two decades. No news of when the store will be open for business.
· Tory Burch's Soho Flagship Store Design Is a 'Slam Dunk' [Curbed NY]
· Tory Burch Confirmed for Soho Store With Potential Roof Garden [Racked NY]
· Rumor Mill Says Tory Burch Will Replace Shuttered MercBar [Racked NY]