We're getting a huge vintage home furnishings store called the Foundry. Their new space is 4,000 square feet total, and 1,500 of that is devoted to retail. They are currently located on U Street, but should open up around November 15th. The new space (
Aside from vintage furniture, they will also sell vintage clothing (Foundry Threads). The owner says the move just makes sense with all the new apartment and condo development coming to the area. I have to agree based on the sheer number of residential projects planned for H Street and Florida Avenue.
I've no doubt this will be a popular addition to the neighborhood. I have yet to visit Foundry, but in the press release the owner "describes Foundry as the quintessential Parisian flea market."