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Macy's Holiday Windows, Great Tree Also Celebrate The Cubs

By David Matthews | November 11, 2016 4:51pm | Updated on November 14, 2016 8:48am
 This year's Holiday windows at Macy's also celebrate the world champion Cubs.
Macy's Holiday Windows and Great Tree Celebrate The Cubs
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THE LOOP — This year's holiday windows at the State Street Macy's are also celebrating the world champion Cubs.

Aside from Santa and elves, the annual holiday display at 111 N. State St. includes a Cubs-centric Ferris wheel akin to Navy Pier's:

The store's Great Tree, a seasonal mainstay in Macy's top-floor Walnut Room for more than 100 years, is also lit up blue for the Cubs this year:

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"We started the Great Tree tradition 109 years ago, which was the first time the Cubs won the World Series," Andréa Schwartz, a Macy's spokeswoman, said in an e-mail. "We have lots to celebrate!"

East Side resident Ashley Montgomery and her two-year-old daughter, Kahliyah, were taking in the holiday windows Friday afternoon. Montgomery said she's happy the Cubs won, and that the holiday windows are back.

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"It puts everybody in the mood for Christmas," she said. "It's the best time of year."

Click the slideshow above or scroll down below for more looks at this year's holiday windows and Great Tree: 

Kahliyah Montgomery, 2, taking in the Macy's holiday windows. [all photos by DNAinfo/David Matthews]


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