Chicago’s Golden Age of Department Stores

Sunday, December 15 at 2:00 p.m.

For decades, Chicago was home to some of America’s grandest department stores; Marshall Field and Co., Carson Pirie Scott, Sears, Wieboldt’s, and Goldblatt’s set new standards for retail innovation. In this illustrated lecture, historian and author Leslie Goddard, PhD. revisits Chicago’s fabulous retail emporiums and explores their rise and fall.


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