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TJ Maxx Grand Opening on November 21, 2013

Downtown Seattle TJ Maxx

Downtown Seattle TJ Maxx

TJ Maxx’s Grand Opening is this Thursday, November 21, 2013. TJ Maxx is located at the corner of Pike and 3rd, in the Kress Building. Its address is 1419 3rd Avenue, next to Kress Supermarket and across from Ross Dress for Less.

Update:

TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day Photos:

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Seattle TJ Maxx Grand Opening Day

Goodwill South Lake Union

Goodwill South Lake Union will have their Grand Opening tomorrow, July 26th at 10am. They are located at 411 Westlake Ave. N. Their hours are Monday through Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. This site will also accept donations during their business hours.

Their Grand Opening celebration will feature prizes, giveaways, music, and Top Pot donuts for the first 250 in line.

Goodwill South Lake Union

Goodwill South Lake Union

Photos from the South Lake Union Goodwill Grand Opening: http://www.seattlerex.com/south-lake-union-goodwill-grand-opening/

J.C. Penney Opening Store in Kress Building

Kress Building at 3rd and Pike

Kress Building at 3rd and Pike

J.C. Penney has plans to open a new department store in the Kress Building on the southwest corner of Third Avenue and Pike Street, not too far from the new Target store opening at 2nd and Pike next year.

Update:

J.C. Penney is no longer planning on opening a store in the Kress Building, and TJ Maxx will move into the space instead.

The Pro Shop Opens Downtown

The Pro Shop Grand Opening

The Pro Shop Grand Opening

The new Downtown Pro Shop opened today on Pike Street between 4th & 5th.  The shop sells a variety of merchandise emblazoned with the logos of both the Seahawks and Sounders sports teams.

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Advertising on the Seattle Skyline

“We have a city with a remarkable skyline in a beautiful natural setting. Why would we want to deface it with corporate signs and logos?” asked Jeffrey Ochsner, a University of Washington architecture professor who opposes a proposal to allow signs and logos on Downtown Seattle office buildings.

Well, it appears that at least one company has found a way to deface the Seattle Skyline without having to go through any City Council or Design Commission red tape at all.

Geico Ad by Plane

Geico Ad by Plane

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Target Department Store Coming to 2nd & Pike

Seattle City Target

Seattle City Target

When it comes to “big box” retail stores, Downtown Seattle has generally been lacking.

Whether this is good or bad is the subject of much debate, but for those who currently hop a Metro Bus to the Northgate Shopping Center every couple of weeks, your commute is about to get much shorter.

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