Filene’s was an American department store, headquartered in Boston. Owned by Federated Department Stores from 1929 until 1988 then purchased bv The May Department Stores Company. Then in 2005, Federated Department Stores bought May Department Stores and soon most Filene’s locations were converted to Macy’s.
The old site in Boston called Filene’s redevelopment has been stalled. But it seems work will begin soon the developer has leased a big piece of the square footage to advertising firm Arnold Worldwide .
The $620 million complex will comprise of offices, stores, and luxury homes. This will bring to life a too long dormant property and is believed to ramp up the broader revitalization of Downtown Crossing.