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Bloomingdale's

Location: Bloomingdale's 59th Street 1000 Third Avenue 59th Street and Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022

Visit Bloomingdale’s in NYC

What Street Is Bloomingdale’s On?

Bloomingdale’s is located at 1000 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022. The store also has entrances on 59th Street and Lexington Ave.

The Success of the Bloomingdale Brothers

Who Started Bloomingdale's?

In 1861, brothers Joseph and Lyman G. Bloomingdale, opened the Ladies’ Notions Shop, a store focused on hoop skirts, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. They were the sons of a Bavarian-born salesman named Benjamin Bloomingdale, who lived in Kansas and North Carolina before settling down in New York. The Bloomingdale brothers’ business was a success, and soon, they would open the East Side Bazaar, broadening their product selection and moving to 938 Third Ave. In 1886, they grew again, moving uptown, and eventually, the store took up a whole city block.

The Biggest and Best Bloomingdale’s in NYC

Today, the flagship Bloomingdale’s store at 59th Street and Lexington Ave. is among the top 10 most popular shopping destinations for visitors in New York City. You could easily spend a whole day here, browsing the extensive selection of clothing, housewares, and even an entire floor of shoes, and the store offers multiple dining options, from lunch or dinner at Forty Carrots or Flip to a snack at Magnolia Bakery.

The store also offers a visitor center to help out tourists, whether you’re from out of state or overseas. On the first-floor balcony, you can find translation assistance and store directories in multiple languages, a package and coat check, and personal shopper services. If you spend $250 or more, you can have your purchases delivered to your hotel, and shipping services are also available. And in-house tailoring is available to ensure a flawless look.

 

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This page was edited by Steven Thomas