Syracuse, N.Y. — The Starbucks Coffee shop on Marshall Street near the Syracuse University campus is closing permanently this week after 22 years in business.
A note posted on the door says the location will close at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 23. A second note says there will be a farewell party for loyal customers from 3 to 5 p.m. that day.
A Starbucks employee suggested the company is looking to relocate the store, but referred on-the-record questions to the Starbucks media office. Inquiries to that office were not answered Tuesday.
City property tax records show the building is owned by Potamianos Properties LLC.
Starbucks opened the store at the corner of Marshall Street and University Avenue in 2000. It wasn’t the first chain on Marshall Street, but it marked a return after some others, like Baskin-Robbins and Burger King, had left the area in the 1990s.
There is still a smaller, satellite Starbucks near SU at Campus West Housing, 150 Henry St. (That’s downhill from the JMA…