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After touring the brand-spanking-new DTLA CityTarget Wednesday night, it was apparent that Target corporate really thought this store out. They brought in smaller shopping carts for city dwellers and their tiny hauls, they maximized space with taller shelving and display tables that nest, the list goes on. And they didn't forget about one of the most important elements of all—parking, an often challenging proposition in the area. Don't worry Target shoppers, there's a place for you to leave that BMW.
According to LA Downtown News, Target struck a deal with the owners of the parking structure behind FIGat7th between 7th and 8th Streets. The structure provides parking space for two nearby office towers; Target has nabbed 500 of its spaces on the lower floors for shoppers. There's also this: "When it comes to bringing goods to the car, Target is echoing a plan in effect at a New York City store. After hitting the check-out line, customers can leave their items with a Target employee while they get their vehicle. They then drive to a ground floor loading area and the purchases are delivered to the car." Oh, and with store validation, parking is
free apparently $2.50 according to one Racked reader.
· Downtown Target Open for Business [LA Downtown News via]
· Villaraigosa And More VIPs Cut the Ribbon at DTLA CityTarget [Racked]