Macy's: A part of America's life for 150 years
The Empire State Building was red in honor of Macy's 150th anniversary, as seen from the department store's 35th Street entrance in Herald Square Tuesday night. (Photo: Rolando Pujol)
Macy's turned 150 Tuesday, and in the evening, the Empire State Building blazed in red until midnight to mark the occasion. Read about Macy's history here. And a fun fact: The Macy's star was inspired by a tattoo on R.H. Macy's arm. The tattoo was a tribute to "the star that guided him when lost at sea." Read more Macy's history here.