FOR THE RECORD:
Sept. 17, 2014: After this article was published, Arte de Mexico’s owner decided not to close the store. Arte de Mexico is still open at its North Hollywood location.
After more than four decades in business, Arte de Mexico owner Jerry Stoffers has announced that he will close his 250,000-square-foot North Hollywood showroom complex early next year.
Everything in the showroom will be liquidated at reduced prices: Hand-carved antique doors from India that were $2,000 to $6,000 will start at $595, and hand-carved wooden columns and sculpted marble columNs from India that had been $1,500 to $3,000 will begin at $499.