Shakespeare & Co. to Open First Bookstore in Lower Manhattan

by Taylor Williams

NEW YORK CITY — Shakespeare & Co., a chain of bookstores that was founded in 1983, will open its first store in Lower Manhattan when it assumes occupancy of a 2,300-square-foot space at 230 Vesey St. in January 2020. The store, which will be located within the 14-acre Brookfield Place complex on the Hudson River, will include a children’s book section and café. In addition, the store will host monthly book club events in its communal area.

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