In The Bronx’s Oldest Shopping District, Dozens of Vacant Store Fronts Dominate The Area as Gentrification Tightens Its Grip
Lena Beauty Supply out of business due to rent increase. The store was a fixture in the area for well over a decade. To the left is a massive space left vacant by Duane Reade after the merger with Walgreens. It was briefly occupied by a children's clothing store but it closed in under a year.