CHICAGO (CBS) — The iconic clocks outside the store formerly known as Marshall Field’s are getting a face lift.
Workers have completed work on the clock on the corner of Washington and State. Painters put finishing touches on the black Roman numerals on Tuesday.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
The clock face had become badly faded over the years.READ MORE: At Least 10 Shot, 1 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
Similar work begins on Wednesday on the clock on the corner of Randolph and State, according to a news release from the building current owner, Macy’s.MORE NEWS: Bill For Reparations For Black Evanston Residents Soon To Go Up For Vote; Some Say It's Insufficient And Could Make Things Worse
The clock was famously portrayed by Norman Rockwell’s “Saturday Evening Post” cover, called “The Correct Time” in November, 1945.