Marshall Field's: 1868

The Marshall Field's name, as identified with Chicago as its lakefront and its skyline, is being erased in favor of a Manhattan moniker--Macy's. This move kills off a 153-year-old brand that survived the Chicago Fire but now succumbs to bottom-line concerns of its new owner, Cincinnati-based Federated Department Stores Inc.<br>
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<b>A trip through Field's past:</b><br>
Field's & Leiter's "Marble Palace" in 1868.

( File photo / September 23, 2005 )

The Marshall Field's name, as identified with Chicago as its lakefront and its skyline, is being erased in favor of a Manhattan moniker--Macy's. This move kills off a 153-year-old brand that survived the Chicago Fire but now succumbs to bottom-line concerns of its new owner, Cincinnati-based Federated Department Stores Inc.

A trip through Field's past:
Field's & Leiter's "Marble Palace" in 1868.

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