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"We like to champion the city. It’s a city that’s on the rise as we all know and...we want to be one of the standard bearers of that growing tide."

Aaron Pierce &
Craig Arthur Von Schroeder
Owners and Designers, Commonwealth Proper

Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney
Co-Owners and Chef, Open House, Lolita, Grocery, Jamonera, Verde, Barbuzzo and Little Nonna's

This dynamic retail duo is making the most of Midtown Village with a home accessories shop, a contemporary Mexican restaurant, a Mediterranean restaurant, a cafe and gourmet market, a Spanish Tapas restaurant, an Italian restaurant, and a home and garden shop.