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Leica Unveils “The House of Photography” in NYC: A Must-Visit for Photo Enthusiasts

The House of PhotographyLeica, the esteemed German camera brand, has announced the inauguration of its first immersive flagship store and gallery in New York City’s vibrant Meatpacking District. Located on 13th Street, just steps away from the Highline and The Whitney Museum of American Art, the new Leica store spans two floors and encompasses over 3,000 square feet. Adorned in a monochrome shade of grey, it pays homage to the city’s iconic black and white street photography scene.

“Leica has always been at the forefront of the photography industry, and our new Meatpacking Flagship will further cement that position,” said Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of Leica’s Supervisory Board. “This new space will open up the world of Leica to the public and give people more opportunities to engage with up-and-coming talent, fellow Leica fans, and renowned photographers.”

On the lower level, you’ll find the Leica boutique, presenting a comprehensive array of cameras, lenses, sport optic products, the Leica watch collection, and the cutting-edge Leica Cine 1 Laser TV. Adjacent to this, the Leica Gallery NYC hosts captivating exhibitions, spotlighting both established photographers and up-and-coming talents.

The upper level is dedicated to fostering creativity, offering a Leica Library, photo studio, and an inviting outdoor rooftop space. Here, visitors can engage with fellow creatives and delve into the rich world of photography, experiencing its artistry and cultural significance firsthand.

In honor of its grand opening, Leica’s “House of Photography” is organizing a weekend of exciting events starting on March 15th. These include engaging panel discussions featuring renowned photographer Elliott Erwitt, as well as photowalk opportunities led by industry luminaries Jason Roman and Gulnara Samoilova.

Leica Store and Gallery Meatpacking District NYC
406 W. 13th St
New York, 10014

Store Hours:
Monday – Saturday, 10am to 6pm
Sunday, 11am to 6pm

 

All Images Courtesy of Leica

 

Mircea G.

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