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Old West Village House Becomes Neighborhood Record Shop

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[Photography by Chris and Michelle Gerard]

The increasingly trendy 'hood of West Village officially has its own record shop. Specializing in new records from Michigan-based artists, Paramita Sound recently opened an old, previously-empty storefront inside a house built in 1895. The facade still needs a bit of work, but Paramita's gleaming interior space looks great.

Winners of the Activate:1417 Van Dyke competition held earlier this year, Paramita joins several other new businesses taking root in West Village, many of which are just across the street. Model D reports that the record shop is technically a pop-up and "community space", but hopes to remain open after its initial lease expires in January of next year.
· West Village's Ultimate Live-Work Situation Now Available [Curbed]
· West Village gains a record store, community hub with Paramita Sound [Model D]
· Paramita Sound [Official]