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Original tower was jewel of national wonder

For decades, the Clock of the Nations, Christmas monorail and other attractions drew throngs of shoppers and visitors to Midtown Plaza. Demolition of the plaza—excluding the tower and Seneca Building—began after its closing in July 2008. In 1962, when local department store magnates Gilbert McCurdy Sr. and Maurice Forman cut the ribbon to open a sparkling ...
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