What was once a high-profile Manhattan store of bankrupt Colorado retailer Sports Authority will soon be a flagship location for another sporting goods chain.

The New York commercial real estate news outlet Commercial Appeal reports that Modell’s Inc. has signed a 10-year lease for 20,000 square feet on the first two floors of a 21-story building at 845 Third Avenue between East 51st and 52nd streets.

The report said the East Side space will become Modell’s flagship store in Manhattan.

Sports Authority closed the New York store in August and exited its lease last month.

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