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New York City, New York, Macy's and Herald Square, 1907, historic photo

New York City, NY, Macy's and Herald Square, 1907, historic photo

An historic photo view of the Macy's Store and Herald Square, New York City, New York. The Macy's building at this location opened in 1902 and is the flagship store of the Macy's store chain. Macy's has advertised this store as the largest store building in the world. Note the mix of early autos, horse drawn carriages, and street cars.

Numerous signs that can be read in this photo include: Hippodrome: Neptune's Daughter, Pioneer Days; The New York Edison Co. at the Electrical Show Sept. 30-Oct. 9; Blue Label Soups; Curtice Brothers Co.; The Lee Co. N.Y.; AutoStrop; Fred K. Fox & Co. Real Estate; Dr. H. Howard Levy Foot Specialist; Paul Jones & Co. Whiskies; Lucios Pearls, Rubies, Diamonds Defy Detection; Lew Field Herald Square Theatre; Ravenswood Sparkling Table Water; Marlborough; Rathskeller.

The vintage photo was by Irving Underhill, 1907.

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