Of course one of the highlights of a visit to New York is shopping, and what better place to shop than the grandfather of all department stores, Macy’s in Herald Square. The store is known as a place to find mid-to-high range clothing, housewares, jewelry, and almost anything else you can think of.
Although there is probably at least one Macy’s in your own hometown, considering the fact that there are over 740 stores all across the country, there is something special about a visit to the original Macy’s on 34th Street and Sixth Avenue, which is only a 10 minute walk from Shimmie Horn’s Iroquois Hotel on West 44th Street off of Sixth Avenue.
Macy’s Herald Square was built in 1902, and is the first building to boast an escalator, moving people from floor to expansive floor. Today Macy’s is still making history. Known as “America’s Largest Department Store,” there are ten floors of products covering one entire city block of square footage, with the best goods and the latest fashions, making shopping in Macy’s an unforgettable experience.
Staying at the Iroquois? Then walk on down to the original Macy’s “The Great American Department Store.”