THEN: A circa-1956 snapshot of the main entrance of the downtown Salem Meier & Frank.
Photo from Salem, Oregon Public Library Photographic Collections / Ben Maxwell
NOW: The same store, only 50 years later. It was rebranded by Macy's in September 2006 and is still operating as a Macy's today.
Photo from http://myweb.msoe.edu/~westr/salem3 / Robert West