Lowe's opens Brooklyn store, launches contest
April 28, 2004,
MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe's Companies, Inc. will open its first "truly urban" store in Brooklyn on Friday, stated the company. The store is Lowe's second in the New York boroughs.
Lowe's currently operates 23 stores in New York state, employing 4,000 people.
The store includes an esplanade with trees, park benches and lighting. The exterior will feature two large murals depicting the theme, "Brooklyn: My Neighborhood, My Home," stated the company. Images will be selected through a borough-wide competition with the winner receiving $10,000, and residents voting for their favorite mural concept.
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