Jen Mankins two-and-a-half years ago said thanks but no thanks to the developers of the ultrahip Platform project in Culver City, Calif.
What the Runyon Group was offering the owner of the Bird Brooklyn boutiques — stocked with designers such as Rachel Comey, Raquel Allegra, Marni and APC — wasn’t quite what Mankins envisioned for herself on the West Coast. Six months later Runyon Group called again, pitching a property just steps away from the main Platform group of tenants. It was a mid-century space of brick and concrete that, in a previous life, was the University of California, Los Angeles, book bindery.
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