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Warby Parker Coming to Westside Provisions District

Socially conscious glasses brand plans to open Westside location.

Socially conscious glasses brand plans to open Westside location.

Warby Parker, a socially conscious glasses brand, will open a store at 1198 Howell Mill Road in the Westside Provisions District, according to plans filed with the City of Atlanta this week.

The New York-based company was founded in 2010 by Neil Blumenthal, Andrew Hunt, Dave Gilboa, and Jeffrey Raider.

For each pair of glasses sold, Warby Parker distributes a pair to someone in need by working with non-profit partners like VisionSpring.

The Westside Provisions store will be the brand’s second Atlanta location. Warby Parker also has an outpost in Buckhead in addition to 14 other stores across the United States.

Renovations on the 1,156-square-foot Westside space will cost an estimated $65,000 ahead of move in.

Co-founder Dave Gilboa was not immediately available for comment.

Do you think you’ll head to Westside Provisions District to buy a pair and give a pair? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!
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Colin Sylvester

Colin has also written for TheWrap, CNN, Bleacher Report, and Today's U. An Atlanta native and USC film school graduate, you'd probably catch him talking all things film, tv, and pop-culture. Oh, and the soon-to-return glory days of Trojan football and Atlanta Braves baseball.

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