Lee’s Art Shop in Midtown Closing

May 24th, 2016

The New York Times reports on the closing of Lee’s Art Shop in Midtown, a longtime mainstay of the city’s arts community that is leaving its West 57th Street location as towering condo buildings continue to rise around it.  “What’s going on here is destroying New York’s sense of place, particularly for an artist,” says photographer Kate Simon. “What would Truman Capote write now, ‘Breakfast at Nordstrom’s’?”

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