What Next? (222 Washington)
This week’s featured series on Hoboken411 is “What Next for Hoboken?” and will highlight some empty commercial spaces in town, and what might be wanted in that particular location – as well as what will certainly fail. You, the Hoboken consumer knows best!
Let’s hope for no more empty storefronts in the Mile Square by the end of 2010!
Starting off the week:
222 Washington – A nice big space for…?
Many people miss the old Quik Check at 222 Washington Street. Cheap beverages, no-fee ATM (back in the day, that was good!), and even greasy grub. After they failed (does anyone remember why? Greedy landlords?), Washington Mutual came in with their fat corporate rent wallet and occupied the space. After they suffered their economic disaster, JP Morgan Chase saved the day – bought them up, then quickly shut this location down.
Then this past fall – Ricky’s Halloween set up a temporary pop-up shop for a few months and left town as fast as they arrived.
What would be a good fit for this rather large Washington Street space?
PS – in case you need a Quik Check fix (they have all sorts of new greasy sandwiches, and even hamburgers now!) – head over to 5100 Kennedy Boulevard in Union City. A 10 minute drive!