Mark your calendars, St. Mark’s Bookshop lovers! Celebration is in order now that the bookstore’s rent has finally been reduced by Cooper Union.
There will be a 34th store birthday party and victory celebration December 1st, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
“Together we have scored a victory for the St. Mark’s Bookshop and the Lower East Side!…Cooper Union has agreed to a new one-year lease to reduce their monthly rent to $17,500. The bookshop has a $2,500/month rent reduction and Cooper Union will forgive back rent owed. This is a $37,500 win for the bookstore. We won through a lot of organizing—including your signature among the 44,128 on our online petition. Thank you!”
Read more here.