Soho And Brownsville Both Face Empty Storefront Crisis

They couldn’t be more different, but there’s one thing that Manhattan’s chic Soho and Brooklyn’s hardscrabble Brownsville neighborhoods have in common — empty storefronts. The two areas have nearly identical vacancy rates of around 13.5 percent along key retail corridors, a new Department of City Planning study into the problem has found.

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