Madison Avenue: Ins & Outs

May 6, 2014 by Lila Delilah
The retail stores on Madison Avenue seem to change as
quickly as fashion. It’s almost impossible to keep up with all the ins and outs
along our favorite shopping corridor. As the Park Avenue tulips come into full
bloom, however, it seems a reasonable time to take inventory of the comings and
goings of some of our favorite retail destinations.

Unlike any other retail corridor in the world, Madison
Avenue remains unique as it is the only luxury destination that’s intimately
tucked within a residential community. One of the more noticeable changes this
year, is the renovation of several residential buildings with prime retail
space. The Carlton House at 61st Street, The Marquand at 68th Street and the
Whitney brownstone project at 74th Street are all undergoing huge renovations,
says Matthew Bauer, president of the Madison Avenue Business Improvement

As these new condos achieve success we wouldn’t be surpassed
to see many more developers invest in updating the residential spaces along
Madison Avenue, while updating the commercial properties too. We are looking
forward to these the completion of these projects to see what new ventures come
our way.

For now, here is an update of what Madison Avenue stores
have closed, are coming soon and have recently opened.

Just Opened
Peter Elliot at the Carlyle
Roundabout Consignment
Kent & Curwen

Coming Soon
A. Lange & Sohne
Officine Panerai
Paul Morelli
Philipp Plein
Rena Lange
Roland Mouret
Tomas Maier

Ann Ahn
Brian Atwood
Cesare Paciotti
Domenico Vacca
Juicy Couture
Samantha Thavasa
Zig Zag


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