by Gabriel Culcsar
New York—Thor Equities has secured Urban Archaeology as the new tenant of the 158 Franklin St. building in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York.
Urban Archaeology, an antique object fabrication business, has signed a 10-year lease agreement for a total of 3,800 square feet. The company will occupy the property’s 2,000-square-foot ground floor and 1,800-square-foot lower level, according to the Commercial Observer.
Located on an iconic cobblestone street, between the Varick and Hudson streets, the building features a classic mix of bricks and blue-cast iron facade with 12-foot ceiling heights on the ground floor.
The Lower Manhattan property is situated in an area with intense retail activity, near the historic Little Italy neighborhood. Prominent retailers in the surrounding area include Thom Browne, Issey Miyake, Patron of the New, James Perse, J.Crew and Rag & Bone. The neighborhood is also known for its trendy restaurants including Tetsu, Tribeca Grill, Brushstroke and Locanda Verde.
Thor Equities also owns properties in neighborhoods throughout Lower Manhattan including the Financial District, SoHo, Bowery and the Meatpacking District.
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