Marshall Field Retail Store

Marshall Field and Company, Chicago
Architects- D. H. Burnham & Co., built 1902?, 
Block of State, Randolph, Wabash & Washington Streets.

Postmarked 1913.  From another postcard of the same vintage, "The building occupies almost a block square and is considered the largest high grade mercantile establishment in the world.  The firm employs between 4,000 and 5,000 employees."   Note the Masonic Temple to the left and to the right, across the street, is the Columbus Memorial Building.

Tiffany Dome at Marshall FieldsMarshall Fields Store for Men
Left: Tiffany Mosaic Dome, Marshall Field & Co. Retail Store
Undated Postcard, c1910, V.O. Hammon Company, Chicago

Right:  Later view of Store for Men, Main Aisle, First Floor
Undated Postcard
"The Store for Men greeted its first patrons in the spring of 1914.  It is generally conceded by vistors from all parts of the world to be the finest establishment of its kind in existence.  It provides unusualy large assortments of the most exclusive merchandise and emphasizes taste and style to even its most moderately priced lines." 

The Marshall Field store on State Street  was bought by Macy's in 2005.
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Postcard at top of page and the Tiffany Mosaic Dome are available in high resolution images.

Next Scene:   Looking North from Madison Street- 1911

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