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Memory Lane: Abraham & Straus Department Store, Born & Bred In Brooklyn

Without the commanding presence of Brooklyn’s heralded Abraham & Straus, we surely would not have today’s Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Filene’s or Stern’s. In 1865, before the Brooklyn Bridge linked New York’s largest borough to the rest of the city, Abraham Abraham and Joseph Wechsler opened dry goods retailer Wechsler & Abraham on Fulton Street in the […]

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