Morton Williams signs lease for 29K sf store on UWS

Supermarket at One West End Avenue will have a wine and beer bar

One West End Avenue
One West End Avenue

Supermarket chain Morton Williams is opening another location on the Upper West Side.

The grocery store has signed a lease for a branch at One West End Avenue between West 59th and 60th streets, where it will occupy a total of 29,400 square feet of space on the ground floor and lower level for shopping and storage, according to the New York Post. Asking rent went for $85 a square foot.

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The supermarket will include a patio seating area for customers, as well as a wine and beer bar and a large supply of kosher foods. It will be the company’s 16th store in the New York area and should be ready to open by summer 2018.

Dumbo is also getting a supermarket that should open early next year at 66 Front Street, and billionaire John Catsimatidis hopes to rent out one of his Gristedes at 71 South End Avenue in Battery Park City. [NYP]Eddie Small