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Then and Now: The Palace and J.C. Penney

The old Palace building got a complete makeover in mid-century style, for the incoming J.C. Penney store.

Lighted Madonna remains in storage as plans emerge for 2019 display

For the third year running, the iconic display of Madonna and the Christ Child that lit a corner of the old Bon Marché building for decades will be stored for …

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018

Plenty in store for new tenants at The M Apartments

The long-awaited opening of The M apartments in the former Macy’s building is so close, you can smell it, and it smells like paint. Crews are on every floor of …

UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017

Wallet discovered in downtown Spokane building belongs to Women’s Army Corps veteran, dates to 1950s

The effects of Isolde Zitzewitz, who served in the military for decades and attained high security clearance according to her nephew, tumbled out of a pipe in the old Macy’s …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017

Macy’s, Bon Marche inspire new name for downtown Spokane building under renovation

The former Macy’s building in downtown Spokane has a new name. After about 300 different names were submitted via a contest to name it, Centennial Properties said on Thursday the …

Storefront memories

One recent winter day, Patty Kilcup, 63, and Deb Green, 49, sat in Green’s restaurant, Madeleine’s Café and Patisserie, and reminisced. The women, business acquaintances now, didn’t know each other …