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  Bonwit Teller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The firm was incorporated in 1907 as Bonwit Teller and Company and in 1911 relocated yet again, this time to the corner of Fifth Avenue and Thirty-eighth Street.
Bonwit agreed to let Odlum's wife Hortense serve as a consultant to the company in 1932, and two years later--poor health and the death of his wife--he sold the firm to Atlas Corporation.
The Pyramid Company purchased the Bonwit Teller chain from bankruptcy court for $8 million in 1990, since the store was planned to be one of four major anchors in the company's then soon-to-open Carousel Center mall in Syracuse, New York.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bonwit_Teller   (798 words)

  
 Paul Bonwit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The partners incorporated their firm in 1907 as Bonwit Teller and Company and in 1911 relocated yet again, this time to the corner of Fifth Avenue and Thirty-eighth Street.
Bonwit agreed to let Odlum's wife Hortense serve as a consultant to the company in 1932, and two years later--dogged by poor health and saddened by the death of his wife--he sold the firm to Odlum's Atlas Corporation.
Paul Bonwit is interred in a private mausoleum in Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_Bonwit   (460 words)

  
 Design Notebook; BONWIT TELLER: LIVELY INTERIOR ON 57TH STREET. - New York Times
Bonwit Teller's earlier home, around the corner from the new store at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 56th Street, was a limestone structure of some distinction, and its demolition for the new Trump Tower was an act widely regretted.
The new Bonwit's is not a single new structure at all, but an amalgam of four old buildings and two new ones, joined together to appear like a single building inside.
The older buildings were on 57th Street and had for some time been parts of Bonwit Teller in its earlier incarnation; the new ones were to fill in gaps in the middle of the complex.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9905E1DB1F39F930A15757C0A967948260   (769 words)

  
 American National Biography Online
Bonwit, Paul J. (29 Sept. 1862-11 Dec. 1939), retail merchant, was born Paul Joseph (or Josef) Bonwit near Hanover, Germany, the son of Bernard Bonwit.
Bonwit eventually became a partner in the firm, which was renamed Bonwit, Rothschild and Company.
Odlum promptly named his wife as the new president (she became in the process the first woman to hold such a position in New York), with Bonwit's son Walter staying on as vice president and general manager.
www.anb.org /articles/10/10-02221-print.html   (698 words)

  
 6. Bonwit Teller
During 1955, the same year that Warhol got the I. Miller account, he also started doing windows for the Bonwit Teller department store, and continued to produce his promotional self-published portfolios.
In 1945 he was appointed the display director for Bonwit Teller.
During the period Rauschenberg was contributing to the displays at Bonwit's he met Jasper Johns.
www.warholstars.org /warhol1/6bonwit.html   (1139 words)

  
 BUSINESS PEOPLE; Bonwit Teller Picks President - New York Times
Thomas DeRogatis, a former Chase Manhattan Corporation executive, yesterday was named president and chief operating officer of Bonwit Teller.
DeRogatis, who is 42 years old, will join Frank Doroff, Bonwit's newly appointed chairman and chief executive, in operating the retailer, which was recently bought by the Pyramid Companies.
Bonwit Teller, using the Boston and Buffalo stores as a base.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE2DF113DF930A35756C0A966958260   (147 words)

  
 Seniority: Not just any wedding dress
And it was - from the fashionable Bonwit Teller store in New York City.
Its demise was a disappointment for me because I had been a Bonwit Teller bride.
The hat box was quite chic - round with its own blue silk carrying cord and the words "Bonwit Teller, Fifth Avenue, New York" on the lid.
www.sptimes.com /2004/08/31/news_pf/Seniority/Not_just_any_wedding_.shtml   (761 words)

  
 Seniority: Not just any wedding dress
In the 1940s, Bonwit Teller, on Fifth Avenue in New York City, was one of America's top fashion retailers.
Because I couldn't plan a traditional ceremony and reception, I decided that "my wedding dress should be special." I was convinced that if I shopped for it at Bonwit Teller, on Fifth Avenue in New York City, it would be.
Seated in Bonwit's elegant bridal salon, several dresses were brought to me before I decided on a light blue, two-piece, street-length gown.
sptimes.com /2004/08/31/news_pf/Seniority/Not_just_any_wedding_.shtml   (761 words)

  
 Teller Cashmere Coat Data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Bonwit teller 1960's wool coat 75 sold a total cutie of a jacket in bright pink 100 cashmere.
Teller coat 38 gray coat gbx jeans light coat.
Regency bonwit teller cashmere fox fur collar coat, nr.
www.cashmerecoatluxury.info /teller-cashmere-coat.html   (1025 words)

  
 eBay - bonwit teller vintage, Vintage, Women's Accessories, Handbags items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Vintage Bonwit Teller Robe Navy and Red by Rona Sz.
Vintage Eleanor Brenner Couture Bonwit Teller Maxi Knit
BONWIT TELLER Jacket Vintage Collectors Treasure SZ S
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 The Midtown Book - Trump Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
It replaced the modest Art Deco box of the former Bonwit Teller Building, which had nicely complemented the adjoining Tiffany Building before its chairman Walter Hoving made a dreadful four-story addition to it.
Bonwit's, for decades one of the city's most elegant department stores, relocated to a handsome new small building wedged between Tiffany's and the IBM Building to the east and connected to Trump Tower several levels in the tower's atrium.
We may rightly lament the passing of Bonwit Teller and the other great bastions of retail elegance such as DePinna and Best and Company that have disappeared from Fifth Avenue.
www.thecityreview.com /trumpt.html   (1136 words)

  
 Businesses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Bonwit Teller, an exclusive women’s store, was the first business there.
There was also a string of small boutiques that were part of the original development.
With the loss of the other high-end shopping outlets, Bonwit Teller eventually closed.
mciunix.mciu.k12.pa.us /~techpd/spring2003/seitz/finished/35/template.htm   (583 words)

  
 26 WINDOWS; A PORTRAIT BONWIT TELLER April 1974 - October 1976
Joseph Cornell, Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg had, at one point in their careers, worked in the display department of Bonwit Teller.
The windows provided a vehicle in which to deconstruct and reintegrate elements of an existing environment, and to communicate interactively to a broad public.
A complex and extensive collaboration evolved not only between myself and Bonwit Teller window display division, publicity and management, but also including physicists, video experts, holographers, designers, futurists, live models, the N.Y. Transit Authority and Insgroup} Eventually, over 300 people worked on this project.
www.lynnhershman.com /investigations/publici/bonwit/bonwit2.html   (942 words)

  
 Robert Walker Tribute - Hortense Odlum
When she retired as president of Bonwit Teller in 1940 after six years as its president, Mrs.
Odlum was credited last night by Mildred Custin, the present president of the 13-store chain, which is now owned by Genesco Inc, with being largely responsible for the store's major "resurgence" as a leading fashion showcase.
Odlum who was Bonwit's chairman from 1940-1944, shied away from the business aspects of her trade.
www.robertwalkertribute.com /aunt_tenny_obituary_1970.htm   (420 words)

  
 Accounts Receivable Liquidations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
When the Bonwit Teller stores went bankrupt, Pyramid Corporation was interested in acquiring the company.
The transaction was agreed to that evening and approved by the court in two days later.
RAI acquired and liquidated over $20 million of receivables and provided an ongoing credit card program for the remaining Bonwit Teller stores.
www.accucredit.com /ar_liquidations.html   (252 words)

  
 Robert Walker Tribute - Hortense Odlum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
By "here" she meant the twelve story Fifth Avenue home of Bonwit Teller, Inc, smart New York women's apparel shop.
In 1932, her husband, Floyd B. Odlum, asked her to make a survey of Bonwit Teller from the customer's point of view.
Odlum's hold on Bonwit Teller's purse strings, made her the inevitable choice for president.
www.robertwalkertribute.com /aunt_tenny_newsweek_1934.htm   (378 words)

  
 Vintage Clothing & Accessories
Top part of dress is Brown lace over a tan tulle, the bodice is lined with a light blue silk.
This is a Beautiful Silk Dress by Bonwit Teller from her Haulinetrigere line.
All Black soft Cotton Dress by Bonwit Teller.
www.tymepassages.com /DRESSES.html   (631 words)

  
 11. Roy Lichtenstein
The first time that Warhol's large canvases of comic strip characters were exhibited publicly was in April 1961 as part of a window display at the Bonwit Teller department store.
The only place they had been exhibited was in April 1961 in the windows of Bonwit Teller.
It is possible that Lichtenstein, as Warhol suspected, had seen Warhol's paintings at Bonwit Teller, although Lichtenstein never mentioned it in interviews.
www.warholstars.org /warhol1/11roylichtenstein.html   (3426 words)

  
 SOLD A 1930's Bonwit Teller draped rayon gown | Vintage Pastelle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
SOLD A 1930's Bonwit Teller draped rayon gown
SOLD A 1930's Bonwit Teller draped rayon gown
A 1930's Bonwit Teller draped rayon crepe gown or robe
www.vintagepastelle.itcstore.com /store/product.aspx?prdId=282606   (102 words)

  
 A woman's place : the autobiography of Hortense Odlum.
In the 1930's a naive young woman from Utah was largely responsible for transforming Fifth Avenue's Bonwit Teller from a languishing New York department store into one that, according to The New York Times,
Odlum apparently underwent as thoroughgoing a conversion as Bonwit Teller.
Her career was among the most dramatic in American merchandising.
www.ayerpub.com /Product.asp?ProductID=4400000018135   (187 words)

  
 Bonwit Teller Men's Store lizard belt, size 34   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Bonwit Teller Men's Store lizard belt, size 34
This vintage fl real lizardskin belt was originally sold at Bonwit Teller Men's Store.
There is a slight indentation behind the 3rd hole and the last hole.
www.vintagedesignerclothing.com /4918079.html   (63 words)

  
 26 WINDOWS; A PORTRAIT BONWIT TELLER April 1974 - October 1976   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
"In an unprecidented move, Bonwit's management decided to let San Francisco artist Lynn Hershman design all its windows to create a multifaceted portrait of the store and its customers.
Anyone who has followed Lynn Hershman,'s career knows that there is very little she can not accomplish.
This may set a precident for othe sts and artists around the country".
www.lynnhershman.com /investigations/publici/bonwit/bonwit.html   (91 words)

  
 ridgewood savings bank teller tests detailed information our site visitors find helpful.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
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savingsbank.infogroup123.info /ridgewood-savings-bank-teller-tests   (676 words)

  
 Forest Fair Mall chronology
Also filing are B. Altman and Bonwit Teller.
August 1993: Following an $8 million expansion, a restaurant and bar complex called the Festival at Forest Fair open as the entertainment segment in former Bonwit Teller.
Bourbon Street clubs to be relocated as Metropolis, a nightclub operator, at former Bonwit Teller annex.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2000/10/29/fin_forest_fair_mall.html   (507 words)

  
 ICSC Publications SCTJan03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
In 1987 he bought up three department store chains — B. Altman, Bonwit Teller and Sakowitz & Co. When the mall opened in 1989, Herscu installed them as anchors, ignoring the fact that they were untested in the market and beyond the pocketbooks of many in the working-class neighborhood surrounding the mall.
Herscu installs as anchors Hooker-owned B. Altman, Bonwit Teller, Sakowitz & Co. and its partly owned Parisian.
By the fall of 1990, B. Altman, Bonwit Teller and Sakowitz had closed for good.
www.icsc.org /srch/sct/sct0103/page1c.html   (1270 words)

  
 Bonwit Teller Designer Collection Bruno Magli shoes, size 6 M   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Bonwit Teller Designer Collection Bruno Magli shoes, size 6 M
These vintage dark blue leather pumps have white perforated designs on the toe area and white perforations on the vamp area and around the opening.
The left shoe says Bonwit Teller Designer Collection made in Italy, and the right shoe says Bruno Magli Bologna, made in Italy.
www.vintagedesignerclothing.com /3508337.html   (121 words)

  
 Vintage Bonwit Teller Suede Shepa Coat
This is a long, slim suede sherpa lined coat from Philadelphia's Bonwit Teller - once the bastion of fine fashion in our fair city.
It is super heavy with a snap at the waist, belt and two front pockets.
Shows some dirt - could be professionally cleaned.
www.plaidponyvintage.com /womens-clothing/coats/w-coat-indiv/116bonwitsuede.html   (63 words)

  
 Bonwit Teller Current Listings
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www.weatherwatchcompany.com /bonwit-teller.html   (191 words)

  
 Snappy Early 60's Gray Leather Pillbox Hat Bonwit Teller - 1007
Snappy Early 60's Gray Leather Pillbox Hat Bonwit Teller
A snappy early 60's gray leather pillbox hat from Garner and sold by Bonwit Teller.
No size tag but it sits more on top of the head/hair than over it and there is a union made tag.
www.rubylane.com /shops/thegoldenhanger/item/1007   (154 words)

  
 Live Auctioneers - 249: Barbra Streisand Bonwit Teller Fur Hat
Live Auctioneers - 249: Barbra Streisand Bonwit Teller Fur Hat
Bonwit Teller Fur Hat, Personal Collection Circular fur hat by Bonwit Teller, having fl satin lining, approximately 9 inches height.
Please call Julien Entertainment at 310-836-1818 or email info@julienentertainment.com to order your fully illustrated "Her Name Is Barbra" collectors Auction Catalogue.
www.liveauctioneers.com /s/lot-327405.html   (92 words)

  
 Cocktail Watch Bonwit Teller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Please refer to our stock # bonwit when inquiring.
A charming lady-like cocktail watch from Bonwit Teller
Faux pearls surround a slightly domed and magnifying crystal
www.trocadero.com /thenowhouse/items/433112/item433112store.html   (62 words)

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