- Levy's (department store)
Levy's, also known as Levy Brothers, was a
department storebased in Tucson, Arizona, United States. It was founded in 1950 by Jewishbrothers Jacob and Ben Levy, who acquired the former Myers & Bloom department store in downtown Tucson.
A second Levy's was later added at
El Con Mall, Tucson's oldest shopping mall.cite web |url=http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/history_culture/66181.php |title=Synagogue's revival celebrated |accessdate=2007-11-20 |last=Vitu |first=Teya |date=2007-10-18 |work=Tucson Citizen] cite web |url=http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/printDS/202609 |title=Deserted core of El Con Mall may be razed |accessdate=2007-11-19 |last=Poole |first=B. |date=2007-09-23 |work=Arizona Daily Star] This store was followed by one in Foothills Mall in 1983.
The store at El Con Mall changed names several times. The store was owned by
Federated Department Stores, which absorbed it into its other subsidiary ( Sanger-Harris) in 1985; Sanger-Harris became Foley'sin 1987 and was sold to May Companyin 1988. In 1997 May Department Stores absorbed Foley's into its other subsidiary ( Robinsons-May), a name which it held until a 2005 conversion to Macy's. This location closed in 2008, and is currently vacant. The Foothills Mall store similarly became Sanger-Harris, and then Foley's; however, it was closed in 1994 as Foley's, and is now divided between Ross Dress for Lessand Linens 'n Things.
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