Gay-owned furnishings store to open 2nd location in Lakeside Market
No, they’re not closing up that tony two-showroom boutique on McKinney Avenue. Jones Walker are expanding.
After almost four years of running successful home furnishings store in Uptown, partners Max Jones and Tony Walker announced that a second Jones Walker location will open next month at LakeSide Market in Plano, near Preston Road at Spring Creek Parkway.
Jones Walker specializes in contemporary leather seating: sofas, chairs, benches, ottomans, recliners, media seating and sectionals. Their line also includes modern bed designs. They pride themselves on offering clients the ability to customize orders with quick manufacturing turnarounds approximately 2 to 5 weeks.
They also carry beds and have been an outlet for Dallas-based artisans. Jones Walker was the first to fill their walls with works by a young newcomer named Jennifer Morgan, whose bright, whimsical and trippy paintings have made her a “one to watch” cultural darling in Big D.
The new Plano location will have a lot more wall space than the Uptown boutique. The showroom is approximately 4,5000 square feet. Jones says it will open sometime in October.
Jones Walker Uptown, 3317 McKinney.
Daniel A. Kusner
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This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, September 15, 2006.