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Herpolsheimer's was a department store company in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A. with an additional location acquired from Wurzburg's in Wyoming, MI opened in 1974 and another store named Hardy-Herpolsheimer's in Muskegon, Michigan, which was later assumed into the Muskegon Mall in 1976. 
In 1987, the two Herpolsheimer's stores in Grand Rapids, at that time part of Allied Stores' Block unit, were sold to Federated Department Stores and adopted the name Lazarus. Starting in 1985, the downtown store was also reduced in size, with part of it operating as a shopping mall called City Center. City Center closed in 1994 after most of its shops closed.
During the pre-Christmas shopping period, Herpolsheimer's operated the "Santa Express" miniature train on a monorail suspended from the ceiling of the basement in its downtown Grand Rapids store. The train is now located at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
Herpolsheimer's was also mentioned in the early minutes of the 2004 movie "The Polar Express" when the "Know-It-All kid" exclaims "Herpolsheimer's! Herpolsheimer's!" as the train passes through what is presumably downtown Grand Rapids.
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"Official Polar Express Movie Site". Retrieved December 24, 2011.