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NYC Holiday Window Shopping Guide

TH 5"AVENUE Holiday WINDOW SH PPING BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE RENAISSANCE NEW YORK HOTEL 57 The holiday window displays along New York's Fifth Avenue have been enticing crowds since the late 1800s. What began as a rétail strategy has now become an iconic holiday attraction, with the Renaissance New York Hotel 57 at the center of this high-fashion experience. The hotel's navigators are well seasoned and ready to make your 5th Avenue holiday getaway unforgettable. Learn How it Began INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Retailers installed large windows on their storefronts to display their merchandise and the idea of LINCOLN & SONS CLOTHING SUPPLIER "window shopping" was born. Flagship stores on 5th Avenue started creating elaborate holiday window displays as a means to draw customers in. Even well-known artists of the time were called in to help. EARLY 190O'S SAKS FUR CO. MERRY CHRISTMAS R.H. MACY 1930'S TODAY Around the 1930s, window displays became more about spreading holiday cheer than selling merchandise. Over the years, department stores have increasingly adopted technologically advanced and elaborate methods to design their windows. Stay with us and Diseover Sth Avenue ALTHOUGH THE WINDOW DISPLAYS ARE UNVEILED ON DIFFERENT SCHEDULES, ALL SHOULD BE DEBUTED BY THANKSGIVING AND RUN THROUGH THE NEW YEAR. BARNEYS NEW YORK 0.37 MI CARTIER BERGDORF GOODMAN 032 MI 0.36 MI BLOOMINGDALE'S TIFFANY & CO. 031 MI 0.24 MI FENDI 0.46 MI RENAISSANCE NEW YORK HOTEL 57 LOUIS VUITTON 0.64 MI SAKS FIFTH AVENUE 49TH STREET MACY'S LORD & TAYLOR 1.20 MI 1.74 MI 39TH STREET Renaissance 57's Navigator Tips THE 5TH AVENUE WINDOW DISPLAY TOUR IS APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES LONG AND IS ESTIMATED TO TAKE 1.5 HOURS TO COMPLETE. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE SHOPPING TIME. The crowds are the greatest on weekends and early evenings. Bundle up! The harsh New York winters can make the tour very cold. The holiday windows are best enjoyed after sundown, but are still magnificent during the day. Discover Be Merry MANHATTAN IS YOURS Book your room today at wwW.RENAISSANCEHOTEL57.COM (212) 753-8841 O) INSTAGRAM.COM/RENHOTEL57 V) TWITTER.COM/RENHOTEL57 f) FACEBOOK.COM/RENAISSANČENEWYORKHOTEL57 SOURCES: https://zady.com/features/26 http://gonyc.about.com/od/christmasinnyc/ss/New-York-City-Holiday-Windows-Walking-Tour.htm http://gonyc.about.com/od/christmassights/ss/Christmas-Windows-Walking-Tour-Map.htm http://www.timeout.com/newyork/things-to-do/holiday-windows-in-new-york-city RENAISSANCE® NEW YORK HOTEL 57 STH AVENUE PARK AVENUE

NYC Holiday Window Shopping Guide

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Enjoy one of New York City's most iconic holiday traditions - window displays!

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