Vornado's Long Life
Further thoughts on one of America's strangest corporate histories
I love going down retail history rabbit holes. There’s so much cultural and economic history embedded in these bits of largely forgotten trivia. In one of my recent pieces at The Bulwark, I did a deep dive into one: Vornado Realty Trust, which owned a large stake in Toys ‘R’ Us from the mid-2000s until the toy retailer went belly-up in 2018.
But the reta…