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The drama in New York right now is about the CFDA leaving the Garment District. Last Friday, the organization signed a lease for a 9,310-square-foot office space in the Bayard-Condict Building in NoHo. The new building was designed by famous Chicago architect Louis Sullivan. This move, regardless of how beautiful of a building they're moving into isn't a snub to the Garment District, it's more like they out-grew their current space and nearly doubled the square-footage of their offices. “The CFDA is still there and to what extent the other stakeholders are disappointed about the move, our work is going to keep going,” Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA said. “We are not abandoning anything. Our commitment stays strong.”
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