Brooklyn, NY According to Industry City, owned by Belvedere Capital, Jamestown, and Angelo Gordon & Co., abc carpet & home, a purveyor of design essentials including rugs, furniture, lighting, bedding, vintage and one-of-a-kind finds, has opened a new location in the center of the 35-acre creative campus.
As home of the Brooklyn Design District at Industry City, a collective of more than 130 architects, designers, and design retailers, abc carpet & home’s new 20,732 s/f outlet adds to a comprehensive design retail shopping experience found at Industry City.
Located in Building 2, abc carpet & home’s newly opened, two-story outlet has over 4,000 handmade rugs and wall-to-wall carpeting. The new location also offers access to public transportation, food retailers, validated parking, and Industry City’s courtyards, along with the abc Custom Bar where patrons can meet with specialists to customize spaces or specific pieces/styles.
“The impressive lineup of design retailers at Industry City confirms its identity as Brooklyn’s Design District. The continued growth of abc carpet & home speaks to the enduring trust that design brands such as theirs have in our creative community of designers and makers,” said Jim Somoza director of development for Industry City.
“We are honored to join Industry City’s Design District. abc’s product offerings, which emphasize sustainability, craftsmanship and support of local artisans are a perfect fit. We look forward to evolving with the Brooklyn Design District and being a part of the greater Brooklyn community,” said Susan Wallace, general manager, Brooklyn of abc carpet & home.
The redevelopment of Industry City—launched in 2013 by Belvedere Capital and Jamestown—has generated significant leasing activity and job creation. Over the past six years, Industry City has invested over $450 million into the property and leased more than 3 million s/f of space.
Industry City is accessible by the D, N, R trains and multiple bus routes including the B35 and B37. Parking is available at 37th and 2nd Ave., along with bike racks and five CitiBike stations.