I was a buyer for a department store on a buying trip to New York during the time that Gimbles was going out of business. Photo: Museum of the City of New York. Inside an Utterly Perfect 1940s Brooklyn Department Store. The New York Central's new Aerotrain, an experimental, light-weight 'dream train' built by General Motors made an appearance in Buffalo in 1956. The brand was named after the Scottish golfer Thomas McCann. Batterman’s was Williamsburg’s largest department store, located on the corner of Broadway, Graham and Flushing avenues, in the heart of the neighborhood’s shopping district. FOR SALE! Within five years, 300 stores were open, and by 1939 there were over 650 stores. Philadelphia, and New York stores. Along with continuing decentralization, the influx of stores based in other parts of the country has become the most noticeable recent development in Chicago's department store industry. Photos shows E.J. It too was declared a NYC Landmark in 1981 (and so can’t be legally removed). MEYER LIEBOWITZ/NYT 16 … ... one of Jamaica’s largest department stores. 1950s. Buffalo Memories III: The Early Years and the 1950s Ward Melville, chairman of the Melville Corporation, released the new Thom McAn shoe line in 1922, opening the first Thom McAn retail store in New York. A&S was begun in 1865 as a partnership between dry-goods salesmen Joseph Wechsler and Abraham Abraham and, after they moved to Fulton Street, by then under an elevated train, in 1885, Wechsler & Abraham was believed to be the largest dry-goods store in New York State. ... 165th Street was the most prestigious shopping street in Queens in the 1950s.
Of course the late 1940’s contributed additional dealers who were preparing for a hopeful post-war expansion. It was a marvel of convenience and modernity (albeit 1940s and 1950s modern) and was the largest department store in Utica. Quite possibly the most famous department store in New York City (it was the setting of "Miracle on 34th Street" after all), Macy's features nine floors of clothing, kitchenware, and accessories. One lasting memory was going into the Coffee Shop. In time, the family opened stores in Milwaukee, Philadelphia, and New York City. The brand was named after the Scottish golfer Thomas McCann. Top retailers The TJX Companies Inc., Limited Brands, and Gap Inc. were also established in the swinging sixties. Hundreds of apparel and footwear retailers and department store companies got their start in the 1960’s.

... popularly known as Adler's, was incorporated in 1895 and closed in 1950. The well-preserved 1950 … In 1980 the Outlet Corp. of Providence sold 91 stores to UDS, yet in 1982 New York-based UDS filed for reorganization, by which time it had closed 63 of its 107 stores, including all of its stores in MA. See more ideas about Department store, Nyc, Nyc history.