- Associated Press - Monday, September 21, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Macy’s store in downtown Pittsburgh is closed, but a developer plans to breathe new life into the 13-story building that housed the department store.

The building was a Kaufmann’s department store for more than a century. It opened in 1887 before Macy’s bought the building in 2005.

Macy’s gradually reduced its footprint in the building, using fewer floors before announcing in July that it would close. That happened at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Core Realty of Philadelphia bought the building for $15 million and plans to redevelop in to include two floors of retail shops, a 155-room hotel and more than 300 apartments.

The new owners may set aside space in the building to display Kaufmann’s and Macy’s artifacts.

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