Famous-Barr

Macy's in downtown St. Louis, the old Famous and Barr store on its last day.

Wash U Design Studio to Tackle Railway Exchange Building

The massive Railway Exchange building has been empty since Macy’s closed last year.

09/29/2014

(AP) - The Macy's department store in downtown St. Louis is shutting its doors for good on Tuesday. 

The retailer announced the closing in June of a central-city location that had been open under various names for nearly 90 years. At its height, the 189,000-square-foot department store occupied seven floors of the Railway Exchange Building on Olive Street. 

(Photo/KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

With Macy’s Gone, What’s Next for a Historic Building?

St. Louis has joined the ranks of St. Paul, Minnesota and Houston, Texas as cities in which Macy’s has closed the doors of a downtown department store.

08/07/2013

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After Nine Decades, Macy’s Downtown Closes Tonight

The building was home to Famous-Barr for most of those nine decades. Macy’s will shut its doors for the final time at six o’clock tonight.

08/06/2013

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