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Defunct department stores: Gimbels

April 19, 2008

The G is a little faded, but this ad on the side of a building on West 30th Street is remarkably well-preserved. Gimbels bit the dust in 1986 after at least 100 years as one of New York’s top department stores and longtime rival of Macy’s. Manhattan Mall now occupies its former 33rd Street site.