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Macy’s Closing Its Mag Mile Department Store At Water Tower Place

The Downtown department store is one of 125 Macy’s stores the company intends to close over a three-year period. Its loss is the latest setback for the retail strip.

Downtown

West Side Window Displays On Mag Mile Showcase ‘Richness Of Our Culture’

The window decorations draw attention to community-driven projects Austin residents are doing to improve their neighborhood.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Plan To Revitalize ‘Tarnished’ Mag Mile Reputation With New Taxing District Fails For Now

Businesses were willing to "tax themselves" to fund security and marketing in the Downtown stretch, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. But area aldermen said the process was rushed.

Downtown

With Downtown’s Reputation ‘Tarnished’ After Summer Of Looting, Some Say New SSA Can Help Mag Mile Recover

City officials say an “emergency” taxing district is needed to lure weary shoppers back to the city’s most lucrative retail stretch, but local aldermen aren't on board.

Downtown

Downtown Businesses, Recouping After Protests, Delay Reopening

Many businesses on Michigan Avenue and State Street have delayed reopening as a result of recent looting and vandalism.

Downtown