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Final Goodbye to Downtown Minneapolis Shopping Landmark

March 19, 2017 10:15 PM

Shoppers were looking for last-minute bargains before a downtown Minneapolis retail landmark prepared to close its doors for the last time.

The downtown Minneapolis Macy's store was to close for good Sunday night, ending more than a century of department store retailing in the heart of Minnesota's largest city.

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For decades the property was the headquarters and flagship store of the Dayton Co., forerunner of Target Corp., founded by the father and uncles of Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton.

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The location will now likely be home to other stores and offices. Macy's has sold the property to 601W, a New York firm that intends to redevelop it as mixed office and retail space.

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