In case you haven’t seen it yet, check out our Construction Slideshow! 8 weeks of work (NOT a lot of time for a project this big!) and a fabulous moving-day party culminated in our beautiful new space on 6th and Union. 40 years, and it feels like the first!
We’d like to thank our friends at the Puget Sound Business Journal for an EXCELLENT write-up about our recent move – and to all the fantastic friends who helped us get there. Truly a wonderfully fun day.
Look how empty 1408 Fifth looks without all its fixtures! In case you didn’t remember, in the top photograph there was a wallet display case, as well as a bank of cupboards where we gift-wrapped packages. In the below photo, we had two glass display cases on top of the beige fabric full of suits…
Incredible vaulted ceilings! Ceiling tiles and new pillars The denuded MTM department That Biedermeier was SO HEAVY Where does this thing go again? The old gift-wrap counter in its new home in Operations
Removing LED bulbs and replacing them with Halogen – taking all our bulbs with us is very green! This piece is getting re-finished for the Ladies fitting rooms One more bulb and you’re done!
The ceiling clearance in our new store – for the most part – is 2-3 feet higher than our current space, but in the tailor shop we really open things up – check out these amazing vaulted ceilings and the street-level windows looking down.
Apparently painting a large-scale space involves standing on stilts. Who knew?
Moving in the new ceiling tiles! So heavy. West-side 12th man above us at Marco! Courtyard
This large étagére is going to be repurposed in our new Made-To-Measure area. Today was the first real heavy-lifting move in our current space…it really hits you hard to see images like this – THIS IS REAL! We’ll be out of this space and in the new store March 1.
Corridor to offices Jim Bray and John Bonner roughing out the new space Framing in sales area – near our new courtyard entrance We’re in phase 2 of construction – after demo-ing the old flooring and removing key parts of the old construction, we’ve installed metal framework for our new presentation tailor shop, a new…
Back of house So many wonderful changes happening in our new space – this week we do more work installing flooring and ceiling options, after we install new drywall, and new electrical systems. Soon to be our presentation tailor shop