Saks Downtown is the anti-department store.
The luxury chain’s new downtown outpost, which opens Friday in
Brookfield Place, is smaller than a typical department store. At 86,000
square feet, it is a fraction of the 650,000-square-foot Saks Fifth
The store does away with some departments altogether. The designers’
handbags are included with their duds rather than in a separate handbag
department.. . . more