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Macy's on State Street

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Address: 111 North State Street, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-781-1000
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Art in bloom exhibition

Art in bloom was a lovely surprise. I'd checked it out online before leaving London. My hubby is a plant lover. We walked from one display to the next. Each picture was a delight... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Merritt Island, Fl
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

How fun to tour this store. On the 8th floor is the archive and you can learn all about Marshall Fields. The Tiffany dome is beautiful! And go to the top floor and look down at all those escalators!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Art in bloom was a lovely surprise. I'd checked it out online before leaving London. My hubby is a plant lover. We walked from one display to the next. Each picture was a delight of colour from Mondial to Monet.

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Houston, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Beautiful Tiffany ceiling and charming old style architecture. Tours on Friday mornings. If you are a Macy's customer it is not an outstanding store but expansive.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We collected our Go Chicago card from the information centre in Macy's which worked out very good value based on the amount of attractions myself and my husband visited. Lellyn who was the member of staff who assisted us with our card went above and beyond! So glad we met her at the start of our trip, a real asset... More 

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Kansas City
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81 reviews 81 reviews
313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This gem of a building is not being maintained as it should since Macys bought it. Very sad to see this grand shopping hall go down hill. Dirty carpets, worn floors, missing lights, shabby walls, chipped elevator doors just to name a few things. Sad indeed

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The State Street Macy's can never be Marshall Fields, but I still love the enormity of the store, the beautiful dining spaces, hidden treasures throughout and magic windows and tree at Christmas. As for shopping, so much to choose from! Love it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is not a place for shopping, as is common as the rest of the macy's around the USA. But the building is beautiful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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154 reviews 154 reviews
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I've lived in Chicago for 15 years now and watched the Marshall Field's Building become Macy's. Now, on the outside (they still have some of the signage from when it was Field's), it's quite a lovely old, grand building. They've kept the charm alive of the building and for this I say kudos to you Macy's. That being said, the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I took a train to meet my parents with my two younger girls to see this beautiful flower show. There were supposed to be 15 gardens. There were 15 "plots" of beautiful flowers, and artwork was amazing . . . however, we were done in about a half hour at kind of a loss of what to do next. Thankfully... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I wish this was still the Marshall Fields but at least the kept the plaque outside. This is definitely a must see and the restaurants here are great as well. This place is especially great to visit between November and December, the decorations are impeccable.

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