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Preservationist Says Macy's Has "Apple Store Fever," Criticizes Renovations

R.H. Macy & Co., 34th St. & Broadway.1913.

Photo courtesy of MCNY

And sometimes change is good! This photo, taken in 1944, shows a crowd gathered around chickens in cages at Macy's. The sign above the cages reads: "Macy's Victory Barnyard"

Photo courtesy of MCNY


August 16th, 1936. "Herald Square taken from the third floor balcony of the McAlpin Hotel at the southeast corner of Broadway and 34th Street. R.H. Macy & Co. is on the left. The 6th Ave. El is in the foreground."

Photo by Berenice Abbott/Courtesy of MCNY

R.H. Macy Building main entrance, 1921.

Photo courtesy of the NYPL

<a href="http://gothamist.com/2011/12/19/christmas_shopping.php#photo-1">A Classic</a>: "Macy's department store employee cleaning up piles of debris after the Christmas shopping rush," 1948.