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Macy's Wooden Escalators in New York, New York

Macy's Herald Square is famous for a lot of things: Its animatronic window displays are the talk of the town, and it is the site of the "Miracle on 34th Street" as well as home to the world's top Santas. The store pioneered the department store model, but perhaps the best preserved piece of its history lies right underneath shoppers' feet. When the flagship store underwent massive renovations in 2015, it swapped many of its old-world features for more modern accoutrements.
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