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The store was made famous in the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street. An homage was also paid to it with reference to that store in the 2003 comedic holiday film Elf as the fictional setting of the title character's workplace.
Gimbel's flagship store in New York was located in Herald Square near Macy's. Designed by architect Daniel Burnham, the structure has been severely modernized and now houses the Manhattan Mall. The Gimbel's branch at 87th Street and Lexington Avenue remains, but has been converted to luxury apartments.
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