Julius Garfinckel & Co.


Garfinckel's elegant Neo-classical 1930 edifice on 'F' Street in the Nation's Capital

Garfinckel's graced the corner of Fourteenth and 'F' Street NW

Julius Garfinckel & Co.
F Street at 14th
Washington, D.C. (1898/1929)

NAtional 8-7730

‘F’ STREET STORE DIRECTORY  (237,000 sq. ft.)
First Floor
Cosmetics • Hosiery • Handbags • Precious Jewelry • Costume Jewelry • Scarves • Gloves • Blouses • Hat Bar • Accessories • Rainwear • Sportswear • Small Gifts • Luggage • Small Leather Goods • Fendi Boutique • Herm├Ęs Boutique • Trussardi Boutique • Men’s Fragrances • Men’s Gifts • Men’s Furnishings • Neckwear • Gregorian Candle Salon • Candies

Second Floor
Men’s Sportswear • Men’s Clothing • Men’s Shoes • Men’s Designer Sportswear • Contemporary Men’s Shop • Off Campus • Par Avion • Young Men’s • American Express Travel Bureau

Designer Third Floor
Designer Dresses • Yound Designer Dresses • Designer Sporstwear • Designer Salon • Fur Salon • Chanel Boutique • Jaeger at Garfinckel’s • Designer Shoes • Millinery Salon • Couturier Salon

Fourth Floor
Loungewear • Intimate Apparel • Robes • Sleepwear • At Homewear • Contemporary Sleepwear • Designer Loungewear • Designer Sleepwear • Contemporary Loungewear • JG Dresses • JG Coats & Suits • JG Sportswear • JG Shoes • Junior Dresses • Junior Coats • Junior Sportswear • Contemporary Sportswear • Beauty Salon

Fifth Floor
Special Editions Dresses • Special Editions Shoes • Special Editions Sportswear • Sepcial Editions Shoes • Greenbriar Dresses • Greenbriar Sports Shops • Greenbriar Knits • Greenbriar Shoes • Greenbriar Sports • Greenbriar Coats • Greenbriar Plus • Updated Sportswear • Updated Dresses • Greenbriar Garden Tea Room • Family Album Corner • Town Art Gallery

Sixth Floor
Young World Boyswear • Boys Clothing • Girlswear • Childrens • Toddlers • Infants • Young Juniors • Shoes • Toys • Debutante Shop • Debutante Shoes • Sub-Deb Shop

Seventh Floor
China • Silverware • Crystal • Stemware • Gifts • Art Porcelains • Waterford Gallery • Boehm Gallery • Linens • Bath Shop • Gourmet • Trim-a-Home Shop • Antoine Salon • Wig Boutique

Eighth Floor
Customer Service • Cashier • Credit Office


BRANCH STORES (1942-1972)

Spring Valley (1942)
4820 Massachusetts Ave.
35,000 sq. ft.

Seven Corners (1956)
Fairfax Co. VA
50,000 sq. ft.

Montgomery Mall (1967)
Bethesda MD
90,000 sq. ft.






Tyson’s Corner (1968)
McLean, VA
30,000 sq. ft.

Landover Mall (1972)
Landover, MD
90,000 sq. ft.





Springfield Mall (Feb. 28, 1973)
Springfield, VA
BRANCH STORE MAP


The Hecht Co., Washington D.C.


The Hecht Co.'s terra-cotta faced F Street store at the
corner of 7th Street NW in the Nation's capitol.

The new building of The Hecht Co. opened to
great fanfare on November 12, 1925


In 1941, the store was expanded to E Street by a
modernistic addition.

The various buildings of The Hecht Co. began
to fill an entire block and were advertised as the
"Greater Hecht Co. Store."


A 1957 view from 6th and F Streets, NW, shows
The Hecht Co.'s expanded store and adjoining
parking decks.


The Hecht Co.
F Street
Washington, D.C. (1896/1925)



NAtional 8-5100




 



Downstairs
Thrift Center

Street Level
Fine Jewelry • Watches • Diamonds • Clocks • Costume Jewelry • Real Thing Jewelry • Scarves • Umbrellas • Handbags • Small Leather Goods • Belts • Gloves • Hosiery • Sunglasses • Ladies’ Accessories • Cosmetics • Wig Salon • Boulevard Sportswear • Boulevard Sportswear “Directions” • Blouses • Sweaters • Boulevard Shoes • Calculator Boutique • Cameras • Stationery • Notions • Luggage • Candy • Gourmet Foods • Bakery • Live Shop Healthy Foods • Telephones • Calculator Boutique • Cameras • Fabrics • Art Needlework • Optical Dept. • Pet Shop • Fabrics • Men’s Furnishings • Men’s Sportswear • Men’s Accessories • Young Men’s Club • Books

Mezzanine
Boulevard Dresses • Boulevard Coats • Daytime Dresses

Second Floor
Men’s Clothing • Men’s Outerwear • Men’s Hats • Men’s Shoes • Men’s Sportswear • Tots’ & Toddlers’ Wear • Infants’ Wear • Infants’ Furniture • Girls’ Wear • Girls’ Sleepwear • Sub-Teen Wear • Boys’ Wear • Jr. Deb Wear • Children’s Shoes • Maternity

Third Floor

Miss Washingtonian Shop • Metropolitan Dresses • Forecast Shop • After Five Shop • The Scene • Embassy Room • Fine Line Boutique • Sports Apparel • Splashdown! • Casual Dressing • Town and Country Dresses • Town and Country Sportswear • The Updated Miss • Junior Dresses • Junior Sportswear • Junior Coats • Junior Shoes • The Knack • Rainwear • Town and Country Coats • Fur Salon • Bridal Shop • Bridal Bureau • Millinery Salon • Fashion Shoes • Lingerie • Bras and Body Fashions • Misses’ Loungewear • Misses’ Sleepwear • Toys • Official Scout Headquarters • Sporting Goods • Artist’s Center • Georgetown Restaurant • Gourmet Grill

Fourth Floor
Furniture • Bedding and Sleep Furniture • Orient Express Shop • Interior Design Studio

Fifth Floor
Stereos • Televisions • Radios • Televisions • Appliances • Domestics • Blankets • Pillows • Linens • Bath Shop

Sixth Floor
Bedspreads • Curtains • Draperies • Slipcovers • Decorative Pillows • Pictures and Mirrors • Rugs and Broadloom • Slipcovers

Seventh Floor
Housewares • Electrical Appliances • China • Glassware • Gifts • Silver Shop • Lamps and Shades • Dinettes • The Loft • Hardware • Garden Shop • Vacuums • Cleaning Supplies


(555,000 sq. ft.)






Silver Spring (1947)
255,000 sq. ft.
The Maryland Room


Parkington (1951)
285,000 sq. ft.
The Virginia Room





Prince Georges Plaza (1958)
Hyattsville, MD
198,000 sq. ft.
The Maryland Room

Marlow Heights (1960)
196,000 sq. ft.
The Maryland Room



Laurel Shopping CenterBaltimore Ave & Montrose St.
Laurel, MD
84,000 sq. ft.
The Snack Bar


Landmark Center (1965)
162,000 sq. ft.

Montgomery Mall (1968)
Bethesda, MD
217,000 sq. ft.
The Garden Spot
  
Tysons Corner Center (1968)
McLean, VA
234,000 sq. ft.
The Garden Spot
Landover Mall (1972)
155,000 sq. ft.
The Castle Keep


Lakeforest Mall (1978)
Gaithersburg, MD
150,000 sq. ft.





Coming in Due Course.








S. Kann Sons Co., Washington, D.C.


Kann's Pennsylvania Avenue Store received  a new
front in 1959.

Before the resurfacing, the original store appeared
as a combination of buildings.


S. Kann's Sons Co. (Kann's) (1893)
Pennsylvania Ave., 8th and D Streets N.W.
Washington, D.C.


DIstrict 7-7200




Lower Level
The Bookstore • The Appliance Store • Records • Photographic Studio • Kanteen


Street Floor
Fine Jewelry • Silver • Costume Jewelry • Better Jewelry • Handbags • Gloves • Small Leather Goods • Fashion Accessories • Main Floor Sportswear • Hosiery • Scarves • Cosmetics • Toiletries • Hat Bars • Wig Bar • Millinery • Lingerie • Notions • Candy • Stationery • Cameras • The Linen Closet • Sewing Machines • Men's Furnishings • Men's Sportswear


Second Floor
Sportswear • Dresses • Daytime Dresses • Better Dresses • Better Sportswear • The Avenue Shop • Coats • Suits • Rainwear • Furs • Young Juniors • Junior Dresses • Junior Sportswear • Foundations • Loungewear • Infants' Wear • Children's Wear • Boys' Wear • Girls' Wear • Teens' Wear • Men's Clothing


Third Floor
Housewares • Small Electrics • China • Gifts • Draperies • Curtains • Upholstery • Broadloom • Floor Covering • Fabrics • Needlework • Sewing Machines • Trim-A-Tree Shop • Beauty Salon


Fourth Floor
Fashion Shoes • Men's Shoes • Luggage • Toys • Sporting Goods • Lamps • Pictures and Mirrors • Bedding • Furniture

(250,000 sq. ft.)




Arlington
North Fairfax Drive,
Clarendon Circle
November, 1951
130,000 sq. ft.
The Kanteen



Coming in Due Course








Lansburgh & Brother, Washington, D.C.

Lansburgh's, one of Washington, D.C.'s
oldest department stores.

The store advertised its new 1925 addition
in newspapers with this sketch.

Lansburgh's as viewed from the corner
of 8th and 'E' Streets.

The oldest part of Lansburgh's was  located
on 7th street, but it sported a modernistic
facade applied in 1940.

The E Street side of the Lansburgh
& Brother store, composed of the
Busch Building (acquired 1921) and
the store's own 1914 building.


The 8th Street side of the Lansburgh
& Brother store, built in 1914

Lansburgh & Brother (Lansburgh’s) (1850)
400-426 7th Street (7th, 8th and E Street)
Washington, D.C. 

NAtional 8-9800


Street Floor
Jewelry • Fine Jewelry • Watches • Cosmetics • Accessories • Hosiery • Handbags • Gloves • Leather Goods • Scarves • Popular Fashion Sportswear • The Rafters •  Budget Shoes • Luggage • Stationery • Notions • Records • Candy • Soda Fountain
Men’s Store Men’s Furnishings • Men’s Sportswear • Men’s Shoes • Men’s Clothing • Young Executive Shop • Men’s Hats 
Street Floor Mezzanine
Colonial Tea Room 

418 7th Street
Major Appliances • Television • Stereos 

Second Floor
Popular Fashion Dresses • Dresses • Misses’ Sportswear • Town and Travel • Better Dresses • Better Sportswear • Starlight RoomThe CollectionRegency Room • Coat Salon • Furs • Shoe Salon • Junior World Dresses • Junior Sportswear • Women’s Dresses • Women’s Sportswear • Millinery 

Third Floor
Lingerie • Robes • Corsets and Bras • Knit Lingerie • Fashion Fabrics • Linens and Domestics • Sewing Machines • Beauty Salon

Fourth Floor
Infants’ and Toddlers Wear • Tots’ and Girls’ Wear • Children’s Shoes • Boys’ Shop • Rugs and Carpet • Draperies and Upholstery • Toys 

Fifth Floor
Furniture • Bedding 

Sixth Floor
Housewares • Small Electrical Appliances • China • Glassware • Silver • Gift Shop 


Langley Park
Langley Park Shopping Center
New Hampshire & University
Langley Park, MD
October, 1955 
127,000 sq. ft.
Hampshire Room

Shirlington
The Village at Shirlington
29th Street & Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA
September, 1959
150,000 sq. ft.
Old Dominion Room
Tyson’s Corner (1969)
Tyson's Corner Shopping Center
McLean, VA
October, 1969
160,000 sq. ft.
Fairfax Room
Rockville Mall (1972)
Montgomery County, MD
February, 1972

Springfield Mall
Springfield, VA
1973
160,000 sq. ft.
Coming in due course.