Grace Brothers

Department store chain founded in 1885 which became the first to expand into suburban locations, and survived when other city retailers closed. It was taken over by Myer in 1983, and rebranded Myer in 2004.

Milestone
Merged into
1983
Name
Alternate
Grace Bros
Alternate
Myer Ltd
2004 -
Position
1885
1885
1917 - 1931
1931 - 1938
1969 - 1983
1971
1980 - 1983
Property
Occupied
1883 - 2004
Occupied
1904 - 1994
Occupied
1926 - 1994
Occupied
1930 - 1942
Occupied
1980 - 1983
Occupied
1983 - 2004
Type

Grace Brothers

,
2011

A mainstay of Sydney shopping from the 1880s, Grace Bros was in the forefront of changes in retailing throughout the twentieth century.