In 1976, on her second visit to New York City, Queen Elizabeth spent an afternoon in Bloomingdale’s with Prince Philip — likely a public relations stunt agreed to on both the department store and the royalty sides.
Bonwit Teller, a sophisticated department store on Fifth Avenue, met a rather tragic demise due to none other than Donald Trump.
In the walls of the New York City’s lost department stores lie the history and memories of generations of New Yorkers.
Untapped New York is happy to announce four new virtual talks about NYC history over the next few months, which will be free for Insiders.
New York City department store B. Altman and Co. was once the grandest store on 5th Avenue. Now its lost to the ages except for the memories.
In 1997, Irish rock band U2 performed at the Kmart on Astor Place as part of their PopMart Tour in which they poked fun at pop culture.
Take a stroll along Fifth Avenue to see all the festively decorated holiday windows on display at some of NYC's department stores like Bergdorf Goodman and more.