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by mikeparkridge
03 Mar 2007 23:01
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Webolt's
Replies: 1
Views: 3304

How about Webolt's?

I don't know if this was typical of all locations but the one at the Harlem Irving Plaza in Norridge Il. was a concrete building which had these gray diamonds painted over it.

It' now run by Carsons and the building has since been painted over.
by mikeparkridge
09 Feb 2007 19:44
Forum: History: Drugstore Chains
Topic: Miscellaneous Drugstore Chain Discussion
Replies: 25
Views: 18024

There was one near where I live called Neighbor X and was called Super X before my time. I would of been too young to have remember what it was called at the time though I remember the logo.
by mikeparkridge
30 Oct 2006 20:01
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Kohl's Supermarkets in the Chicago Area
Replies: 24
Views: 23096

There's a similar building on Dempster St. in Morton Grove and I could of sworn the lines going un and down were painted different colors.
by mikeparkridge
30 Oct 2006 19:25
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: 7350 North Western, Chicago IL
Replies: 7
Views: 6821

What's the nearest cross street?
by mikeparkridge
12 Oct 2006 20:12
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: The Great Midwestern Road Trip of 2006
Replies: 12
Views: 8140

Stop off in Cleveland to see Shaker Square, one of several complexes that share the claim to be the first planned shopping center. There is a 40s supermarket on Van Aken Road in the newer section of the complex. Cedar Center (Cedar & Warrensville Center Road), which began pre-WWII is undergoing ren...
by mikeparkridge
04 Sep 2006 19:53
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Would anybody like to discuss why old stores interest them?
Replies: 15
Views: 12191

It's just nice to talk about many things from the past, including Food Stores.
by mikeparkridge
13 Jun 2006 20:02
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Dominick's ?
Replies: 9
Views: 9606

Dominick's ?

Many locations now or there's at least 2 I know of that have a sign above the checkout area saying something like serving Park Ridge since 1971. Now that was the year Kroger pulled out of the Chicago area and Kroger locations were taken over by Dominick's but there's one in Morton Grove on Dempster ...
by mikeparkridge
01 May 2006 19:37
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: National Food Stores.
Replies: 4
Views: 5293

Should of asked this originally but I also know they were in the Chicago area as well and had to have pulled out long before they folded. When was that?
by mikeparkridge
28 Apr 2006 18:57
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: National Food Stores.
Replies: 4
Views: 5293

National Food Stores.

Anyone know when it went out of bussiness?
by mikeparkridge
24 Apr 2006 20:05
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Vintage Supermarkets in Movies and TV (Old Ones Only Please)
Replies: 169
Views: 118454

Sesame Street Film.

1 probbaly had to have been waching the show durring it's 1st year or 1st few years to have seen this film. The film was apparently about a brother and sister shopping at a NYC Supermarket. It started out with a shot of the outside of the food store building with a sign saying SUPERMARKET, no store ...
by mikeparkridge
23 Dec 2005 19:39
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: KMart Cafeteria and Other Restaurants
Replies: 71
Views: 82498

There is or was 1 in Lombard Il. on Roosevelt Rd. witch didn't have any type of eating place. don't know if there was a time when they didn't have eating places and this location was built before that I wonder why they never even put one in later on?
by mikeparkridge
17 Dec 2005 20:34
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Old Chicago A&P Location.
Replies: 5
Views: 9041

There was a National In Norridge on the NE corner of Lawrence & Cumberland witch is an ACE Harware Store. This was also before my time I only know because I once was a at Library there witch serrves both Norridge and Harwood Hieghts and it mentioned a National there. What also interesting if you wer...
by mikeparkridge
14 Dec 2005 19:42
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Old Chicago A&P Location.
Replies: 5
Views: 9041

Old Chicago A&P Location.

Yesterday I stopped by to get gas at Harlem & Higgins across from a Pet Smart store witch recently closed. well I just found out it was an A&P store because there was some marking on the plaque that the old Pet Supply witch showed what it used to be. I wasn't around when that location operateed as a...