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by EricV
28 Aug 2018 18:51
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Possible Former Jewel, 4335 West Oakton, Skokie IL
Replies: 5
Views: 8018

Re: Possible Former Jewel, 4335 West Oakton, Skokie IL

Opened April 5, 1956. This store has the door on the far right. This drawing looks like the Libertyville Jewel from 1955. There was another Jewel at 5005 Oakton that opened on October 20, 1949. Image
by EricV
02 Feb 2013 15:04
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: 5814 North Milwaukee, Chicago
Replies: 9
Views: 7662

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Also, a Dominick's in Lincolnwood on Pratt and McCormick Blvd has a sign overhead saying something like "Serving Lincolnwood since 1970." Not in that exact location since the building is only a few years old. The older versian used to be located on the east side of Pratt (The Chicago River divides ...
by EricV
23 Aug 2011 15:52
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: A & P book author on the radio
Replies: 2
Views: 3625

A & P book author on the radio

"Marc Levinson chronicles the rise and fall of the grocery giant in The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America." Interesting interview you can hear here:
http://www.npr.org/programs/fresh-air/
From August 23, 2001 in case you have to search for it. Sounds like a good read.
by EricV
05 Jul 2011 10:10
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Kohl's Supermarkets in the Chicago Area
Replies: 24
Views: 23155

Re: Kohl's Supermarkets in the Chicago Area

The Lincolnwood Kohl's location (Kohl's Wonderful Food Stores) opened the first week of December 1973.
by EricV
24 Feb 2010 15:31
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Masons' Red Owl store, Green Bay WI
Replies: 2
Views: 7397

Re: Masons' Red Owl store, Green Bay WI

I can add some info regarding Red Owl in the Chicago area. Their first 2 stores opened December 15, 1959 in Wilmette (southwest corner of Wilmette Ave & Ridge Road) and Lincolnwood (northeast corner of Devon & Crawford [Crawford is Pulaski in Chicago, which starts/ends at Devon in this area]) with t...
by EricV
24 Feb 2010 13:55
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: 7350 North Western, Chicago IL
Replies: 7
Views: 6821

Re: 7350 North Western, Chicago IL

This building opened in November 1956 as the main office/flagship store for the Armanetti Liquor Store chain according to an ad from the Chicago Tribune dated November 15, 1956: "Armanetti proudly presents the World's Largest Liquor Supermart." The address listed is different (7324 N. Western) but i...