Castro dwelling decor store Kenneth Wingard (2319 Industry St.) has announced it will be closing after 16 decades in the community.

Opened in 2006, the boutique is owned by designer Kenneth Wingard. In accordance to Wingard, the shop’s last working day will be all-around April 17.

Together with possessing the store, Wingard is the direct on-camera designer for the Oprah Winfrey Network show Home Built Easy, and the Hallmark Channel exhibit Home & Spouse and children.

Within home decor shop Kenneth Wingard. | Picture: Steven Bracco/Hoodline


Prior to opening the Marketplace Avenue shop, Wingard briefly experienced a boutique in the Marina that opened in 2003. Soon after studying architecture at Princeton College, Wingard moved into the earth of extras, functioning in the beginning for Pottery Barn in advance of launching his possess item line in 1997, followed by retail stores in SF and in Los Angeles. 

“I’ve beloved acquiring a storefront in San Francisco for the earlier 20 years and becoming component of my beloved community,” said Wingard.

Shop operator and designer Kenneth Wingard. | Photo: Kenneth Wingard/Fb


“On the other hand, my tv reveals, which movie in Los Angeles, are having much more and additional of my time,” additional Wingard. Wingard also shared that a great deal of his time has also been committed to raising his a few younger small children.

“With my lease coming up, it seemed like the best time to shorten the record of points I required to do,” explained Wingard.

Image: Steven Bracco/Hoodline


Customers can now acquire advantage of a storewide 30% discount.

The closure of Kenneth Wingard arrives just a month soon after longtime Castro retailer Levi’s Retailer (525 Castro St.) departed the community.

Floor flooring retail vacancies keep on to plague the Castro, and the 2300 block of Marketplace Avenue amongst Castro and Noe by yourself has 7 vacancies areas previously occupied by Weaver’s Espresso & Tea (2301 Market), IXIA (2331 Marketplace), Worn Out West (2354 Current market), Coldwell Banker (2355 Industry), Art Attack (2358 Sector), Bisou (2367 Marketplace), and Pottery Barn (2390 Market place) all continue to be vacant.

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