Originally a private home owned by Sigmund Masur, cofounder of the Palace Department Store, after he died the home was donated for use as an art museum. The Masur Museum of Art is still open today on Monroe's southside!
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The Grand Dame of Monroe: The Palace Department Store Building
For over seventy-five years, the Palace Department store was the Grand Dame of DeSiard Street. People came from miles around to do their shopping inside its walls. Many long time residents mourned its passing when the doors closed in 1982. For twenty-seven years the building sat empty and barren. The building received new life and … Continue reading The Grand Dame of Monroe: The Palace Department Store Building