In the age of digital reading and online shopping, many bookstores have inevitably closed their doors. Fortunately for booklovers, Midtown Manhattan’s Argosy Bookstore has defied this expected destiny.
Quietly nestled amongst towering skyscrapers on East 59th Street, the family-owned shop has specialized in old and rare books, maps, autographs, and art since opening in 1925.
With an impressive six floors of literary heritage, the Argosy makes the perfect stop for both thrifty readers and high end collectors.
In this video from CBS News, meet the three sisters continuing the Argosy’s legacy and learn why they refuse to sell out.
To Louis Cohen’s daughters, it’s not the real estate that has the most value – it’s the collection that it houses.
via CBS News