Learn about the history of Century 21 Department Stores, from 1961 to today.
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Century 21 Department Store, a NYC icon for more than 50 years, is legendary for its exceptional offering of designer brands at amazing prices. Century 21 remains a leader in high-end off-price fashion retail, offering men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, footwear, outerwear, lingerie and accessories, along with fine jewlery, beauty and home goods at select stores and online at C21Stores.com.
The original flagship store in Downtown, Manhattan opened in April of 1961 at 12 Cortlandt Street as 3 floors totaling 6,000 square feet. Years later, Century 21 extended the store onto Church Street into the East River Savings Bank. The store is now 220,000 square ft. and 7 floors.
Today, Century 21 is a true national chain, with 13 physical brick-and-mortar stores in 4 states, and an online store that reaches the entire world. We are headquartered in Downtown Manhattan and also have corporate offices in Secaucus, NJ where our distribution centers are also located. – less