9 Fun Facts You May Not Know About NYC’s Strand Bookstore, Featured on Dash & Lily

9 Fun Facts You May Not Know About NYC's Strand Bookstore, Featured on Dash & Lily

One of the most well-known and highly trafficked stores in New York City is Strand Bookstore, located on 12th Street and Broadway, right near Union Square. The multistory building houses more books than you can even imagine and is so iconic that it’s even been featured in a number of TV shows and movies, like Sex and the City, Remember Me, and Netflix’s upcoming series Dash & Lily. This landmark, opened in 1927, is beloved by New Yorkers, but if you’re not familiar with Strand Bookstore, check out these fun facts to learn more about its history and what you can find when you step inside.

Lydia Livingston

Lydia is the newest member of the Genesis Brand family and has fit into the culture seamlessly. After graduating college, three years ago, Lydia made the transition to west coast life after her early years in NYC. She's an avid tennis player, animal rights activist and aspiring vegan chef.

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