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The World’s Largest Store

Written by Christopher Alm • September 1st, 2005
The World’s Largest Store

This is Macy’s in New York circa 1964. Here you’ll find everything a swinging bachelor needs, from swank furniture to the latest music.

Just look at the crowd of people outside waiting to get in, or are they just trying to get a cab during rush hour?

Christopher Alm

Christopher founded Ultra Swank in 2005. Has a crush on mid-century graphic design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and the Century 21 Exposition. Is a collector of easy listening music from the 60s and 70s and a Swedish expat living in Barcelona, Spain.

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  • RevRev

    And there’s NEDICKS! Best hotdog in town in those days. I lived near one and near an automat in those days (72nd Steet)

  • blackthorne

    I also found this post today. But it’s never late…
    what beautiful photo you have there…NY city at its best!

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