It’s inevitable to see some of NYC’s most beloved places come and go, thanks to its fast-paced nature. Therefore, New Yorkers have grown accustom to the ever-changing city landscape from from exciting openings to abrupt closures.
We asked you all to date yourselves by naming NYC businesses that no longer exist, and the answers just kept coming!
And frankly, some spots really left their mark on nostalgic New Yorkers. From notable nightclubs to departed department stores, here are 20 places that New Yorkers can’t help but miss.
1. Pearl Paint
2. Tower Records
6. Antique Boutique
9. Sound Factory
12. Century 21 (though it announced a comeback)
13. Canal Jean Company
14. The Wiz
16. Virgin Megastore
17. Tad’s Steaks
18. Woolworth Co.
20. Alexander’s Department Store