Woodward & Lothrop: A Store Worthy of the Nation's Capital

Woodward Lothrop A Store Worthy of the Nation s Capital Affectionately called Woodies by loyal Washingtonians the beloved department store Woodward Lothrop stood at the heart of downtown for over a century Crowds flocked to the flagship store on the F Str

  • Title: Woodward & Lothrop: A Store Worthy of the Nation's Capital
  • Author: Michael J. Lisicky Tim Gunn
  • ISBN: 9781625845160
  • Page: 398
  • Format: ebook
  • Woodward & Lothrop: A Store Worthy of the Nation's Capital

    Affectionately called Woodies by loyal Washingtonians, the beloved department store Woodward Lothrop stood at the heart of downtown for over a century Crowds flocked to the flagship store on the F Street shopping corridor to find better service and the season s fashions The store and its employees shared in the best moments in the lives of Washingtonians, from thAffectionately called Woodies by loyal Washingtonians, the beloved department store Woodward Lothrop stood at the heart of downtown for over a century Crowds flocked to the flagship store on the F Street shopping corridor to find better service and the season s fashions The store and its employees shared in the best moments in the lives of Washingtonians, from the elaborate holiday window displays to the Wedding Service department that helped countless brides choose their china patterns For weary shoppers, the Bake Shop and seventh floor Tea Room offered city favorites such as Wellesley Fudge Cupcakes and Chicken Pot Pie Department store historian Michael J Lisicky brings readers back to the store s golden age, chronicling the enterprise that made it a retail giant and the missteps that brought the store to its much lamented closing in 1995 Through interviews with store insiders, vintage images and a selection of recipes, Lisicky reveals the magic and the memories behind Woodward Lothrop.

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    One thought on “Woodward & Lothrop: A Store Worthy of the Nation's Capital

    1. Susan Grodsky

      My mother was a happy Woodies employee for decades. She started as temporary Christmas help in the Bethesda budget store and retired as assistant manager of the silver department in Wheaton Plaza. The family joke was that Woodies's decline began with her departure. When I was in high school, I bought darn near every article of clothing there, with that cherished 20 percent employee discount. And so the book was a bittersweet trip down memory lane. If you don't have that local connection, I don't [...]

    2. Doug

      Fun nostalgia, remembrances of days gone. But better as a magazine article or interview. Which is what caused me to read it; an interview on NPR

    3. Deena

      A great read for someone who grew up in the area, but probably a bit pretentious and too local for someone from out of town (unless they're obsessed with department stores).

    4. Michelle

      Enjoyed learning about Woodies and actual went to see the former flagship store in DC. Shopping was a true experience during the high time of Woodies.

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