Relics of a Bygone Era
Today, it's easy to go on a shopping spree without leaving your couch, but it wasn't long ago that shopping was an event, and heading to a fancy department store might even require getting dressed in your Sunday best. Sadly, many of these iconic retailers have been shuttered, snapped up by competitors, or demolished. And they aren't out of the woods: Even Macy's, the behemoth that absorbed many of the iconic names on this list, is still closing locations. Here are 19 of the stores we'd love to have a chance to explore one more time.