June 7, 2012

Closing: Design Quarter

The small, locally-owned furniture and antique store at 1478 Church is closing at the end of the month. Not a victim of the ADA lawsuits plaguing businesses along the Church and 24th St corridors, Design Quarter tells us the landlord is raising the rent. Combine that with a down-sizing of the space (the landlord wants part of the space) and the business is untenable. Design Quarter won’t be looking for a new spot in Noe Valley, but it will be selling items on consignment in the garage part of Decor Galore on Sanchez at 24th (formerly the Garage Store). Sad to see DQ go – it was a nice addition to the Church Street corridor.