Ludlow Guitars Under Pressure

Posted on: May 8th, 2009 at 7:55 am by

Yesterday, we were quite alarmed to read that the Ludlow Guitars space was recently listed on the rental market. Their selection of axes is quite impressive, and, like Wayne Campbell with his Stratocaster, often find ourselves browsing with a lustful desire.

So we put in a quick call in an attempt to obtain concrete details. The nice gentleman who answered informed us that the building is now under different ownership, and might be seeking new tenants for the ground-level retail. However, the store reportedly received a short-term extension on their lease, and will remain at #164 for at least another six months. He also assured us that the business will (hopefully) stay in the neighborhood, if indeed they must relocate. Best of luck.

Related Reading:
Bars/retail spots that have been sold/are for sale… [EV Grieve]
164 Ludlow [EveryBlock NYC]

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