The Taking Down of Filene's
Anyone in the northeast US should recognize this as a sign of the final demise of Filene's Department stores.
July 29, 2005
Boston will lose one of its most famous brands next year when Federated Department Stores Inc. turns all remaining Filene's into Macy's and closes about a dozen stores in New England, including the flagship in Downtown Crossing where Filene's began in 1890.
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