PHOTOS: Last Kim's Video & Music Store Closes on First Avenue
The final location of Kim's, 124 First Avenue, closed its doors this past Monday--leaving behind an era of musical and cinematic brick-and-mortar treasures. Yongman Kim opened his first location in 1987 on Anenue A. The locale came out of what was a corner of videos for sale in his laundromat. From there, a handful of locations opened, only to close nearly a decade later thanks to the interwebz.
The well-versed staff at each location could either find or order for you any obscure title you challenged them with. And if a simple nerd conversation was more of what you craved, well, let's just say they were in abundance.
Classicalite recently took a stroll through the last remaining location in memorium of an experience and lifestyle that slips away faster as the digital age grows. Take a gander at our tear-laden photos below and always remember to shop Mom & Pop vinyl whenever possible.