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June 4, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Henshey's Going Out of Business: Henshey's, one of the region's few remaining independent department stores and a fixture in Santa Monica since 1925, will shut its doors by the end of next month. Company representatives this week blamed the recession, a shrinking customer base and the relentless competition from big chains and mass-merchandising outlets. "It's the end of an era in Santa Monica," said Henshey's personnel manager, Lorraine Heedrik, who has worked at the store for 19 years.
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June 4, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Henshey's Going Out of Business: Henshey's, one of the region's few remaining independent department stores and a fixture in Santa Monica since 1925, will shut its doors by the end of next month. Company representatives this week blamed the recession, a shrinking customer base and the relentless competition from big chains and mass-merchandising outlets. "It's the end of an era in Santa Monica," said Henshey's personnel manager, Lorraine Heedrik, who has worked at the store for 19 years.
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August 18, 1994 | SUSAN STEINBERG
Demolition has begun on the earthquake-damaged Henshey's department store, ending the hopes of historical preservationists who had sought to save the landmark building, parts of which date to 1924. City officials last week had ordered the building to be torn down because the un-reinforced masonry was a threat to public safety. Preservationists were disappointed at the outcome, but did not strenuously object. "I'm saddened the building is going down.
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