The sale of part of the old store not only means the building will once again house retail — but that the St. Paul Port Authority might get out of the project without losing money.
The parks are fabulous, but there’s no place to shop.
The worst thing St. Paul can do is repeat these mistakes.
Department stores have been fleeing downtowns for the last 40 years.
The company faces the same challenges mass retailers have confronted in the past.