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An enormous, stately building sitting at the corner of Boylston, Berkeley, and Newbury streets has often inspired curiosity in many a pedestrian. The 40,000 square foot space has stood empty since Louis vacated the location for new waterfront digs. When Restoration Hardware announced its plans to refurbish the historic stack of bricks well over a year ago, attention was drawn once again to this rare standalone structure in a neighborhood of crowded brownstones and office towers.
Lovers of fancy trunks, bookshelves, linens, and chandeliers will be happy to know that day has finally come for the luxury home decor chain to open its Back Bay doors. The Boston Globe reports that Restoration Hardware's largest full-line design gallery will officially welcome customers on March 7. Eater Boston also notes that like its predecessor Louis, the new tenant will boast a restaurant, complete with beer and wine, on the third floor. Some booze should ease the sting of spending three grand on a dining room table, right?
· Restoration Hardware opening March 7 in Back Bay [Boston Globe]
· Soon There Will Be a Restoration Hardware Restaurant [Eater Boston]
· Restoration Hardware [Official Site]