The reboot, in the works for several years, has been greeted with elation from longtime Brooklyn residents.
History has become an important part of the reopening of Gage & Tollner.
The iconic landmarked restaurant, located at 372-374 Fulton Street, was in operation in Downtown Brooklyn from 1892 to 2004.
Unobtrusively tucked into Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn is a rarity -- an intact restaurant interior from the grand and gilded period of the 1890s.
On Sunday the new occupant of the landmark former Gage & Tollner space on the Fulton Mall was revealed: It’s a discount jewelry store called Ladies & Gents. A salesperson said yesterday that despite its name, the store only sells wares aimed at women. (For example, it has a lot of $2.99 earrings on offer.) The storefront had been empty since last summer, when Arby’s shuttered after a short run. The Brooklyn Paper has more details on the new store, noting that Ladies & Gents is a tri-state chain and that the business had to retain elements of the landmarked interior like the bar. The color scheme, meanwhile, is very pink; click through a photo of it…
Gage & Tollner Space Getting New Lease on Life [Brownstoner] GMAP
The “For Rent” sign is down at the landmark former Gage & Tollner space on the Fulton Mall, and ISJ Management, which controls the building, confirms that a lease has been signed for the property. An Arby’s opened in the spot early last year but shuttered about seven months later. We don’t have any specifics on who the new tenant is, though. Thoughts on what would work here?
Fulton Mall Arby’s Calls It Quits [Brownstoner] GMAP