At least it's not just me.
More people are lamenting the loss of the truly classy department stores of yesteryear. Sandra Thompson of the St.Petersburg Times in Florida looks at how Burdines, once "The Florida Store," has become just another Macy's over the years even before the signs outside officially declare the sad fact in early 2005. Sad indeed.
Check out Macy's fails to restore Burdines' old glory.