[VIDEO] Farewell to Macy's, aka the Foley's Building

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Photos by Abrahán Garza
What began as Foley Brother's Dry Goods Company at 400 Main Street in 1900 and acquired by Federated Department Stores in 1947, moving them in to the lush pad at 1110 Main Street, ended on Sunday, September 22, 2013.



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I was so sad on Sunday.  That place held so many memories for me.  As a little girl, my mom would take my brothers and sister and I to Foleys during Christmas time, to look at the window displays. It was a ritual for us, every year.  Then, to support myself through U of H, I worked at Foleys for six years, until I graduated.  I remember the old LC Cafeteria in the basement and watching the parades from inside the store, when I was working (or supposed to be) Good times were had there, for sure. 

Hilda Marceleno
Hilda Marceleno

But if I was downtown I would take a detour to see the hot older man in the windooww.. boo. no more eye candy.

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