Mitchell & Ness is on the Move to 1201 Chestunut Street?
Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co. is the leading purveyor of authentic, vintage sports apparel and on November 19 they will be publicly opening (DJ Jazzy Jeff will make an appearance at the private opening party two days before.) their brand new flagship store at 1201 Chestnut Street. Founded as a golf and tennis company in 1904, Mitchell & Ness Sporting Goods provided on-field uniforms to the Philadelphia Eagles, Athletics, and Phillies as early as 1933. (This is one of those cases like Max Brenner, where the actual door is on the side street, in this case it’s on 12th Street past the quarter requesting folks outside the 7-11 on Chestnut Street)The Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company was created in the 1980’s with the purpose of recreating authentic jerseys significant to the history of sports. As the pioneer in this field, Mitchell & Ness is known worldwide for its top-quality authentic throwback jerseys. The company holds exclusive licenses from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB and NCAA to produce premium vintage jerseys, apparel and headwear. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Mitchell & Ness has been “Defining Authentic” for over 100 years. The new 2,800-square-foot flagship store, has two floors of authentic sports merchandise, sports memorabilia and an 800-square-foot showroom.
I went by on Saturday night on my way to the Bad Dog Ball. Do you think they’ll get it done in less than 10 days, or more importantly by press preview day next week?