New York, NY, September 10, 2012 – Infinity Real Estate LLC, a wholly owned business unit of the Infinity Group, announced today the purchase of 158 8th Avenue, a 1,200 square foot retail condo in Manhattan. 158 8th Avenue is the most recent addition to Infinity’s national portfolio of urban retail properties.
Located in the heart of the Chelsea neighborhood, 158 8th Avenue is the former home of Gascogne Restaurant. The re-developed and renovated retail space will now be home to Gabriel Stulman’s newest restaurant Montmartre. Montmartre will join the Little Wisco portfolio which features successful West Village eateries such as Chez Sardine, Perla, Fedora, Jeffrey’s Grocery and Joseph Leonard.
The 1,200 square foot restaurant can seat up to 108 guests; with 46 seats in the main dining room; a 14-person private dining room, and a covered outdoor garden that can seat up to 48. The restaurant will feature French-American Bistro and cater to the local audience. Mr. Stulman will team-up with Chef Tien Ho who will be both the executive chef and co-managing partner. Previously, Chef Tien Ho was the mastermind behind successful restaurant establishments such as Ma Peche and Momofuku. With his Little Wisco partnership, Chef Tien Ho will now design a new concept that will showcase his considerable range, to the utmost.