In the News: Swiss Institute’s Temporary Gallery

Swiss Institute courtesy Artspace••• Mystery solved: The new tenant at 102 Franklin (All Good Things) is the Swiss Institute, which is opening a temporary project space (Swiss In situ) while it searches for a permanent home. It had recently been on Wooster (above; photo courtesy Artspace). —ArtNews

••• CB1 passed a resolution against the move of the Sphere sculpture to Liberty Park, because it wants to keep the park for locals. Related: Horse left barn. —Broadsheet

••• Bebe isn’t the only company to pull out of its plans to open at the Westfield World Trade Center mall: Fika, Dune London, and True Religion have also reconsidered. —Real Deal

••• Black Tap is mulling a location at 177 Ludlow—maybe it’ll take some pressure off the one on Broome, so I can enjoy that falafel burger again. (It’s overrun with people waiting in line for those monstrous milkshakes.) —Eater

••• The owners of China Blue are opening a restaurant in Williamsburg. —Commercial Observer


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  1. It’s important to add context to the WTC story. The grand total square footage of the 4 stores that have pulled out are 6,000 out of a total of 365,000 sf of space; less than 2%. It is otherwise 100% leased.