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Here's the First Look at West Elm's New Dumbo Home

Inside Empire Stores before renovation began; Photo: Will Femia for <a href="http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2014/06/11/inside_dumbos_abandoned_empire_stores_before_its_makeover.php">Curbed NY</a>
Inside Empire Stores before renovation began; Photo: Will Femia for Curbed NY

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A whole stretch of retail along the Dumbo waterfront has been in the works for some time now, and The Real Deal has just released renderings for the $150 million Empire Stores project that includes 380,000 square feet of shopping, dining, and office space. Its only announced tenant thus far is West Elm—as the New York Post reported this spring, the home décor brand will move here from its very first offices on Main Street when their lease expires in early 2016. They'll also move their existing neighborhood stores into a 10,000-square foot space here that'll include the West Elm Market and a La Colombe coffee bar.

Get a look at the new Empire Stores, which is expected to be completed this fall and also include open space on the roof, in the renderings below >>


Renderings: Visual House via The Real Deal

· Revealed: New Renderings for Empire Stores in Dumbo [TRD]
· Dumbo's Historic Empire Stores Site Could Turn Into Retail [Racked NY]
· Inside Dumbo's Abandoned Empire Stores Before Its Makeover [Curbed NY]

Empire Stores

55 Water Street Brooklyn, NY