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Monday, November 21, 2005

The end of the department store?

The Death of Marshall Fields and the Dissolution of the Sense of Place - Lynn Becker (ArchitectureChicago Plus, September 21, 2005)

Becker's essay is one of the best accounts of Federated's name-erasing sweep across the country. While the essay only mentions the death of Field's, its arguments apply to the end of Famous-Barr too.

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