But never before have we seen two businesses claim one space.
Here's a look at 112 East Oak Street last Autumn:
But a wider view shows that tiny Miglin sign has been trumped...
...by giant Baccarat signs.
Yes, the king of crystal is coming to Oak Street. And according to the full-window signs, plans to occupy 112 East Oak Street in June of 2009.
Currently, Baccarat only operates a small in-store boutiquelet at Macy's On State . It will be nice for it to have a showplace of its own, and one in a better location.
Baccarat will nicely complement Harry Winston and Graff Jewelers across the street. Moreover, it will hopefully keep the once-coveted, but now-pedestrian Swarovsky from opening its one millionth store on Oak Street, and keep the Austrians firmly in Water Tower Place with the legions of bus-tour Iowans in Mom Jeans.
We placed a call to the number on the Marilyn Miglin sign in search of clarity, but got an answering machine. We'll try for a human again later.