The 8th street corner. By the mid-20s the store had made some substantial expansions - piecemeal work, and somewhat of a mess. Not sure why they chose this view to show off the company, unless they wanted to brag about the wing on the left.

Perhaps the architectural discord bothered someone, and he drew up plans to ruthlessly unite all the elements into one massive structure. And we start tomorrow! What’s that? The market crashed? Damn. Well, we wait ten years. Okay, we start tomorrow! What’s that? Another world war? Damn. Well, that can’t last forever.