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R.H. Macy & Company

Established 1858

 
 
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By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
1. R.H. Macy & Company plaque
Inscription.  
These names represent just a sampling of the celebrities, musical stars, sports heroes and other luminaries who have crossed Macy’s threshold since we opened our doors 150 years ago.

(A list of 112 names of celebrities of varying fame or infamy follows.)

Dedicated on Macy’s 150th birthday, October 28, 2008
 
Erected 2008 by Macy's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 45.016′ N, 73° 59.289′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway north of West 34th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 West 34th St, New York NY 10001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Macy’s (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Macy’s (a few steps from this marker); Herald Square (within shouting distance of this marker); James Gordon Bennett Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Broadway at 35th Street
R.H. Macy & Company plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
2. R.H. Macy & Company plaque
At the Broadway entrance.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Jackie Robinson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Broadway Tabernacle Church (about 300 feet away); Martinique and McAlpin Hotels (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Macy's. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
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By Larry Gertner, October 28, 2017
3. R.H. Macy & Company
The celebrities in the first column of names.
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By Larry Gertner
4. R.H. Macy & Company
The celebrities in the second column of names.
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By Larry Gertner
5. R.H. Macy & Company
The celebrities in the third column of names.
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By Larry Gertner
6. R.H. Macy & Company
The celebrities in the fourth column of names.
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By Larry Gertner, November 26, 2006
7. R.H. Macy & Company
The Broadway facade.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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