Free People Is Moving West To West Broadway

Ever since word broke out that Nike was coming to Soho the neighboring retail stores have been approached to have their leases taken over by other brands.  I heard Free People (which is the store on the west of Nike on Spring Street) had retail brokers coming in every day asking how long their lease was and if their corporate teams had interest in moving.

Well…this morning, signs were up outside the old OK Harris Cigar shop that Free People will be opening on West Broadway.

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This space went from West Broadway to Wooster Street, but word isn’t out whether or not Free People has rented the entire footprint.

Free People’s current flagship is a bit cramped with a very narrow entrance:

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Free People is owned by Urban Outfitters who has a flagship above Houston Street on Broadway. ¬†Another Urban Outfitters brand, Anthropologie, previously had a flagship two doors down to where the new Free People will be and word hasn’t gotten out whether Anthropologie plans to move back to Soho anytime soon.

Excited to learn more!