Popular Independent Bookstore to Open at the Seaport

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Literature lovers, rejoice! McNally Jackson, an independent bookstore located in Soho, will be opening a new location at the South Street Seaport.

McNally Jackson originally opened up in Soho in 2004. It attracted people for its diverse literature and has become a well known spot.

The company’s mission according to their website is to, “. . .Aspire to be the center of Manhattan’s literary culture.”

This addition will be a great aspect to the newly anticipated seaport project to be finished in 2017.

According to Gothamist, the Howard Hughes Corporation announced that “the popular New York independent bookstore will set up shop in Schermerhorn Row along the cobblestoned streets of the historic district and bring a new, unrivaled literary experience to the Seaport with a refined and carefully curated selection of books, free interactive event programming, a café with outdoor seating and a family-friendly reading area for children to engage the growing residential community.”

For more information on McNally Jackson’s exciting events click here

-by Samantha Rice