MOSCOT Opening New Location in Cobble Hill

Posted on: October 13th, 2011 at 6:41 am by

Brooklyn beckoned, the Lower East Side responded.  Now MOSCOT retail is no longer confined to the isle of Manhattan.  The highly fashionable neighborhood optic institution, which was founded as a pushcart business in 1899, is jumping the East River to open its third location. Leases are reportedly inked, and the expansion team, as it were, now lays claim to 159 Court Street in Cobble Hill.  Expect an opening by the end of this year/early next.

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While 118 Orchard Street remains the flagship (where it’s lived since 1936), the new eyewear outpost is somewhat of a homecoming for the third generation Moscots.  Indeed, as the official press release notes, the current family operators were born and bred in Brooklyn.

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[Photo Credit: Tenement Museum]

MOSCOT city stores – 118 Orchard Street, 69 West 14th Street, and 159 Court Street.

[via Market Watch]

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