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Exclusive look inside Von Maur
Victor, N.Y. - What has 200,000 pairs of shoes, a live piano player and the bar from an Irish pub?
The Von Maur department store opening at Eastview Mall October 26.
The 140,000 square foot store will be the Companys first location in New York and first in the Northeast.
13WHAM-TV enjoyed the first exclusive look inside the store located at the malls former Bon Ton location.
Melody Westendorf, COO, said the store has all the features Von Maur has become known for, including a climbing tree in the Childrens Department--which is the third to be put in a Von Maur store.
Von Maur co-chairman, Chuck von Maur, said the decision to come to Rochester was relatively easy because the family knew the area through the McCurdy family which also operated a locally owned department store until it went out of business.
Eastview will be Von Maurs 28th store and more are planned, although Chuck von Maur would not say if more stores will be built in New York.
Von Maur is in a growth mood, he said. We are taking stores where theres opportunity and where opportunity knocks for us.