Bleeding-Edge Retailer Comme Des Garçons Headed to Dressed-Down Murray Hill

Avant-garde retailer Comme des Garçons is hoping its relentlessly hip customers navigate through some squares when it opens in mainstream Murray Hill in December 2013.

The company announced that it signed a long-term lease at 160 Lexington Avenue, which will house Dover Street Market, a 21,700-square foot, seven-story retail extravaganza stocking Comme des Garcons–and like-minded labels it selects–that is modeled after the original DSM in London’s Mayfair district. (There’s another branch in Tokyo’s upscale Ginza area.)

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank announced in February 2010 that Howard J. Kesseler, Barry Berkowitz and Jordan Gosin were representing the building, the former site of Touro College.
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