Kaufmann's: The Big Store in Pittsburgh (Landmarks) (Paperback)

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Kaufmann's: The Big Store in Pittsburgh (Landmarks) (Paperback)

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Join Letitia Stuart Savage on a journey to a time of leisurely shopping for the latest fashions complete with a side of Mile High Ice Cream Pie from the Tic Toc Restaurant.


In 1871, Jacob and Isaac Kaufmann created a classic Pittsburgh institution. The business grew from a small store on the South Side to a mammoth clothing house downtown that outfitted the community. The removal of the original freestanding clock upset customers, so Kaufmann's added its iconic version in 1913. A redesign of the store's first floor attracted national attention in the 1930s. While most Pittsburghers remember and celebrate the downtown store, others recall the suburban branches - miniatures of the expansive flagship store.

Product Details ISBN: 9781467119900
ISBN-10: 1467119903
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: November 7th, 2016
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Landmarks