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Storefronting Union Square UPDATE: Inside Varvatos, Disney Shutters

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Storefronting is Curbed's regular look at the changing retail scene, with an emphasis on how it impacts neighborhoods. Opening a store? See a store that's opening? Send the deets. We have a special place in our hearts for those who also include digital photos.

Behold the interior of John Varvatos' 6,500 square foot store at 152 Geary Street. According to what we've heard, Varvatos chose many of the interior furnishings, including the 1500 vintage light bulbs that illuminate the store's entrance. (How decidedly un-green of him. Tsk, tsk.) In other news: A tipster suspects the shuttering of the Disney Store on Powell and Geary Streets:

This place has been a clap-trap of junk for the past few years. It'll be great if a better suited retailer moves into this spot. With John Varvatos, Gucci and Prada stepping it up, maybe a new luxury outlet is in the cards?
Maybe so.
· Storefronting: John Varvatos Takes Union Square [Curbed SF]