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Gimbels In Philly

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With mega-stores like Lit Bros., Strawbridge's, Wanamaker's and Gimbles, Market East used to be the place to go to shop. Hidden City looks back and the impressive history of the massive Gimbels, which held down the SW corner of 8th and Market St. all the way down Chestnut St. Not only did they throw the original Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1920, they also introduced the first escalators in Philadelphia as well. [Hidden City]