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The Taking Down of Filene's | by StarrGazr
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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.

 

From the Boston Globe

 

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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Taken on April 13, 2006