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March 7, 1993 | IRIS YOKOI
The Bullock's department store at the Seventh Marketplace will be closed by its parent company as part of the chain's nationwide effort to cut costs. The date of the shutdown has not been announced. R.H. Macy & Co. said Monday that it will close eight I. Magnin and Bullock's stores in California, including the Downtown Bullock's and the landmark Bullocks Wilshire/I. Magnin near MacArthur Park, to improve profits as it reorganizes under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
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March 7, 1993 | IRIS YOKOI
The Bullock's department store at the Seventh Marketplace will be closed by its parent company as part of the chain's nationwide effort to cut costs. The date of the shutdown has not been announced. R.H. Macy & Co. said Monday that it will close eight I. Magnin and Bullock's stores in California, including the Downtown Bullock's and the landmark Bullocks Wilshire/I. Magnin near MacArthur Park, to improve profits as it reorganizes under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1988
Street-level Shakespeare returned Saturday amid the skyscrapers and traffic of downtown Los Angeles as the third annual Shakespeare Festival/LA began a four-week run under the sun at Citicorp Plaza/Seventh Marketplace to aid the homeless. "The Comedy of Errors" drew nearly 300 people, who reclined on a grassy knoll or on folding chairs on a brick plaza, which artistic director Ben Donenberg said is the best crowd ever. Admission price was a gift for the homeless, which usually meant canned food.
NEWS
April 25, 1993 | IRIS YOKOI
Thanks to a lobbying effort by officials of Rebuild L.A., the city and the Citicorp Plaza property manager, the Bullock's department store at the Seventh Marketplace will not be closing after all. Officials of R.H. Macy & Co. announced April 15 that they had reversed their March decision to close the Downtown store, one of eight Bullock's and I. Magnin stores in California that the company planned to close as it reorganizes under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
BUSINESS
December 22, 1995 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles city officials say they are negotiating with Federated Department Stores Inc. to persuade the Cincinnati-based company to continue operating several Broadway and Bullock's stores whose fates are still undecided. Federated has said it plans to convert most of Southern California's Broadway and Bullock's stores into Macy's or Bloomingdale's and to sell or close nearly all of the others. Federated recently bought Broadway Stores Inc.
NEWS
August 13, 1988 | MICHAEL WELZENBACH
"In Hamlet's advice to the players, Shakespeare says the purpose of acting is 'to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her own feature,' " said Ben Donenberg, artistic director of the Shakespeare Festival/L.A., which opens today at the Citicorp Plaza/Seventh Marketplace at 7th and Figueroa streets, in downtown Los Angeles. "So we created a program that reflects a commitment to make a tangible contribution to the Los Angeles community.
BUSINESS
August 18, 2000 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoteliers have yet to tally their take from this week's Democratic National Convention, but most downtown merchants already have emerged as clear losers. From fashion district wholesalers to Bunker Hill restaurants, boarded-up gold and gem retailers and Broadway's discount stores, the verdict is in: The convention was worse than a bust.
NEWS
December 5, 1993 | IRIS YOKOI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Stuck in traffic on the Harbor Freeway alongside dozens of other teeth-gritting commuters, Carol and Daniel Mishell looked out their car window one day and saw a banner on a luxury Downtown high-rise that read: "If you lived here, you'd be home now." It sounded good to the Mishells. So the couple moved out of the expansive Palos Verdes Estates home where they had raised three children and into a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium in the Skyline complex at Flower and 9th streets.
FOOD
December 3, 1987 | MINNIE BERNARDINO, Times Staff Writer
Increased sales of gourmet foods have spawned an interest in newer domestic and imported culinary appliances. Competition among manufacturers is intense, with brand names galore. When a new product clicks, such as the miniature food grinder, a line of "me-toos" are on trail in no time. This broader selection eases the task of selecting a present for a gourmet friend or relative. (Unless you're a fickle buyer, of course.
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