I saw protesters armed with shovels, bats, hammers, and metal pipes. WATCH: Adult National Guard Members in Atlanta Mistaken for Kids in Social Media Posts. What were supposed to be peaceful protests turned into riots not just in Chicago, and Minneapolis, where now-fired police officer Derek Chauvin was caught on video kneeling on Floyd’s neck before he died, but in Washington, D.C., where the White House was briefly put on lockdown the night before, Louisville, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Denver, Phoenix, Memphis and Columbus. Their instructions were simple: Paint messages of love, peace and encouragement. Department stores Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus appeared undamaged, as did jeweler Tiffany & Co. George Floyd protests turn to chaos. pic.twitter.com/jA7JU8KKQW. Looters were seen taking off with Macy’s merchandise in the video posted by CBS Chicago reporter Charlie De Mar. (Neiman Marcus/Amber Seikaly) The store’s 20 windows along Main, Akard and Commerce streets were damaged on the first night of protests in Dallas that turned destructive nine days ago. Minutes earlier, Pope posted another video on Twitter showing protesters breaking into the Nike store located nearby at 669 Michigan Avenue. Protestors used items like bricks to bust out the front store windows. “We’ve been doing a lot of listening and learning over the last couple of weeks," she said. Students from Dallas’ arts magnet high school for the performing and visual arts used paint and heartfelt words to dress up the plywood on windows that usually display mannequins sporting the latest fashions. The idea was put together quickly Friday and may be expanded to a few other stores that were boarded up in other cities. … We’re going to give people space,” Lightfoot added, but “we won’t tolerate lawlessness.”, READ NEXT: WATCH: Adult National Guard Members in Atlanta Mistaken for Kids in Social Media Posts, WATCH: Looters Smash Into Multiple Shops on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. “The protesting early on started peacefully and ended more aggressive and intense.”, On Saturday night, Lightfoot issued a city-wide curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. until further notice. Copyright © 2020 The Dallas Morning News. As protests demanding justice following the death of George Floyd take place in major cities across America, peaceful rallies turned violent in Chicago on Saturday. “Many came to the downtown area in Chicago last night,” Brown said on Saturday morning. Neiman Marcus looting in progress on Magnificent Mile: pic.twitter.com/W0c8Su6F2y. 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After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Stanley Marcus published a controversial letter to the city in a full-page newspaper advertisement, suggesting that Dallas needed to become more accepting of different points of view. They’re trying to board up all the windows right now. Along The Magnificent Mile, a protester was seen marching with a mobile stereo around his neck as Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power” blasted for the crowds to hear. Video shows the aftermath of vandalism at the Neiman Marcus store downtown. When asked, Seikaly said, “We are working to reopen all 43 Neiman Marcus stores in the coming weeks.”. Looking for more retail coverage? Looters smash into numerous stores in The Magnificent Mile area of Chicago on May 30, 2020. The gatherings in the street of thousands of people in cities nationwide have now returned to a peaceful cadence as protesters continue to call for an end to brutality against black people. Get the latest on openings, closings and trends of the D-FW retail scene. The scene appeared to be absolute mayhem, with Nike’s storefront windows completely shattered. By just remaining open in downtown Dallas for more than a century, the retailer, founded in Dallas in 1907, has been a catalyst for commerce during downtown’s heyday and later when retailers abandoned city centers for suburban malls. People taking off with bags and other merchandise. The AT&T store on Michigan Avenue was photographed with smashed-in windows. Bankrupt Neiman Marcus is considering selling office space in its Hudson Yards location, opened about a year ago, according to a report. It prospered from the start and moved to its present site in 1914. Chicago police Superintendent David Brown and Mayor Lori Lightfoot spoke out against the violent protests taking place in their city. Some worry that the downtown store might not ever reopen. The Chicago Tribune reported that the crowd of protesters, which started their demonstration at 2 p.m. at the Federal Plaza, grew to a mass of 3,000 people by evening. Powered by. Riot 2020 neiman marcus clothing boutique store looted by protesters, dallas tx This video is unavailable. Some of the businesses downtown had windows broken and, in some cases, merchandise taken, including the flagship store of Dallas-based Neiman Marcus. Extremely dicey situation on Kinzie right now. 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Neiman Marcus, 5 Copley Place: Shattered windows, looting North Face , 326 Newbury St.: Shattered door, looting The Oyster Club , 79 Park Plaza: Property damage “This is an opportunity to bring beauty to our city and our communities, to show Neiman’s support to the Black Lives Matter movement, and to let our voices be heard that we are fighting racism and injustice with love and kindness,” Seikaly said.