Warby Parker Will Pick Up Where Yankee Candle Left Off in Rice Village

The storefront between Athleta and Altar’d State on University Blvd. won’t be vacant for much longer: a building permit filed yesterday indicates Warby Parker is about to move into the space. Before it gets there, a few renovations will overhaul the 2,500-sq.-ft. box pictured at top, which lost its Yankee Candle lettering (shown above) around January when the former tenant wrapped up its close-out sale and shut its doors for good.

Photos: Trademark (vacant store); Swamplox inbox (Yankee Candle)

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