5 Responses to “The 13th Street building that used to be Macy’s”

  1. Jeremy Says:

    I’m sure you know about – and quite possible I heard about from here – the Macy’s location on the south side of 14th St and 6th Avenue. Within the last year the site was occupied by a “5 Guys” burger place, and the facade “restored”, obliterating the probably century old remaining shadow of a Macy’s sign that was there. Sad.

  2. ephemeralnewyork Says:

    Yes, I walked by that very faint Macy’s sign all the time, and then one day, it was painted over. Gone forever.

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