450 Columbus Avenue

City Living, Upper West Side 

Photo of the Strand’s new UWS storefront, taken by 6sqft on July 7, 2020 

After a long and dramatic saga, the Upper West Side’s Book Culture closed for good in February, but a new beloved book store is opening up in the storefront. The Strand announced earlier this year that third-generation owner Nancy Bass Wyden signed a lease for the space, which will be renamed The Strand at Columbus Avenue. And Gothamist received confirmation from the owner that it’ll be opening this month.

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