Macy, R. H.
Address: (1) 6th ave. & 14th st. / (2) 18th st. & Broadway
The company was founded by Rowland Hussey Macy (Born 8/30/1822). Between 1843 and 1855 he opened four retail stores. The New York location of the store was opened in 1858. It moved to its second location in the 1870s.
Macy died (3/29/1877) because of Brights Disease. He left his entire estate to his wife.