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Weigh In on Borders' Replacement

Is DSW a good fit for the old Syosset bookseller giant?

that after months of wondering about the vacant building, the former Borders' Books & Music store in Syosset would be replaced by shoe retailer DSW.

According to a Newsday article:

Designer Shoe Warehouse signed a lease last month for the 26,650-square-foot Jericho Turnpike space, according to Cliff Sondock of Spiegel Associates in Jericho, which owns the property. The shoe store is expected to open in late fall, Sondock said.

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The Syosset Borders officially in September 2011, after months of , , and . The property was briefly inhabited by Spirit Halloween, a short-term Halloween store. See a

Are you happy DSW is coming to Syosset? Is it a good use of space or could it have been utilized in another way? Are you picky about what should be there or are you just happy the store will finally be occupied?

Vote in the poll below and give us your thoughts in the comments.

Marsha June 28, 2012 at 11:15 AM
It certainly is better than another bank or drug store. Women love shoes. They should do very well. I could use another ten pair of shoes! LOL
KH June 28, 2012 at 01:49 PM
I think it's going to cause mass chaos on Jericho tpke. On the other hand I'm glad the space is going to be used
JB June 28, 2012 at 02:00 PM
I am so excited!! When does it open, it will be ace panera bread and shoes and Marshalls !!WOW the women of syosset going be set
Karen June 28, 2012 at 02:07 PM
I was happy to hear the news. Syosset needs a shoe store and I'm sure Syosset's DSW will stock the better brands, like the NYC locations. The parking lot is large enough to accommodate too. i can't wait.

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