Hutzler's: Where Baltimore Shops

Hutzler's: Where Baltimore Shops

by Michael J. Lisicky

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596298286
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 11/13/2009
Series: Landmarks Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,271,002
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Michael J. Lisicky is the author of several critically acclaimed department store history books. He helps to produce an "Ask the Expert" column at www.departmentstorehistory.net and resides in Baltimore, where he is an oboist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jacques Kelly 9

Acknowledgements 11

Introduction 13

A Word from John Waters 15

Setting Up Shop 17

Building a Palace 19

The Glory Days 25

Shopping Around 33

The Right Store, the Right Place, the Right Time 43

The Sale of the Century 49

We Are Not a Tree 63

Occasion Extraordinaire 69

A Gift from Hutzler's Means More 77

The Best of Everything 85

Society Page 89

Family Business 95

Under New Management 105

Making Change 113

Everything Must Go 121

Closeout 135

Customer Service 141

From the Hutzler Kitchens . . . 147

Notes 153

About the Author 159

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Hutzler's: Where Baltimore Shops 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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SweetReader More than 1 year ago
I, as many other teenagers worked at Hutzlers during our high school years. What a wonderful place to work for a budding fashionista! I was introduced to all the stores downtown by my mother and the impression she left me with, the best always was at Hutzlers. In all the stores it was time of gentlity and civility. Service to the customer was something our children will never know. This book brings back all these memories when Howard Street was our Fifth Avenue.