J.Crew coming to Williamsburg?

Williamsburg really is starting to lose its edge.

The clothier usually associated with preppies is considering opening up shop along Bedford Avenue in hipster Williamsburg, according to a report in The Real Deal.

J. Crew is considering leasing 35,000 square feet of retail space at 247 Bedford Avenue, a building that sits between North 3rd and North 4th streets.

That building currently houses the Bagel Store and a health food shop, Millennium Health. According to The Real Deal, the landlords are open to re-signing both of those tenants — if they can afford the monthly rents of between $185 and $200 per square foot.


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