- Macy’s: The Temple of Retail
1859 to 1876 NEW YORK, New York Macy's, consumerism
During medieval times villiages were often centered around one building, the cathedral. These places of worship were the hub of not only religion, but community, politics, and commerce as well. Palaces like the Notre Dame cathedral served as the heart and soul of the town and its people. In modern times, the center of commerce and congregation has shifted far away from the church and landed on the...
- The Magic of Macy's
1858 NEW YORK, New York Macy's, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Shopping, Holidays
Over the years New York City has become known for various different attractions: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Broadway, etc. One of New York’s oldest and most famous landmarks is Macy’s. Like one of their vintage advertisements says, “If you haven’t seen Macy’s you haven’t seen New York.” Macy’s department store has become a fixture of American culture. This iconic...