That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

October 30, 2006

Coliseum Mall and KMart, Hampton, VA

Filed under: "coliseum mall",Kmart,store profiles — Anita @ 1:10 am

Ok, here is the picture post that I was so excited about. Yesterday dad and I went to Coliseum Mall so I could go to Lens Crafters because I needed new lens for my glasses. So of course I took a ton of exterior photos.

{There are also two photos of the Langely Air Force Base parking lot where the commissary is}

| | Former Dillards and Food Court | Former Dillards and Food Court | So Theres Only Like 100 Parking Spots Left | Hi Neighbor | Cart Corrals At the Commissary | Hampton VA BIG KMart As Seen On Overpass | Coliseum Mall Flyover Hampton VA

Somebody drove into this KMart {and walked out of their car and tried on womens shoes–and this was a guy back in August and they still haven’t fixed the doors!

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October 21, 2006

Kitchen’s Market Demolished Sign Closeup

Filed under: dead stores — Anita @ 9:56 pm


Kitchen’s Market Demolished Sign Closeup
Originally uploaded by Look In The Tunk.

The purpose of this closed down store is now the newsstand. Three newspaper vending machines are still being used in front of the store. That’s how I got this pic, dad parked here to get a Daily Press.

Earlier photo

October 18, 2006

Whaddayaknow? column: Bookstore will return

Filed under: "coliseum mall" — Anita @ 10:55 pm

I was taking a break from searching on finditva.com for Christopher Smart stuff:

Daily Press, Newport News, Va., Whaddayaknow? column: Bookstore will return; Daily Press, Newport News, Va.
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Business News 09-20-2006

Q: Will the recently built [[2003]] Barnes & Noble bookstore at the Coliseum Mall be demolished? If so, will it be rebuilt in the new Peninsula Town Center?

A: To answer, yes and yes. Coliseum Mall manager Raymond Tripp says the current Barnes & Noble store will remain open until early 2007, though the exact date has not been decided. It will be torn down, and a new Barnes & Noble will be built. Tripp says, “With the new layout [of Peninsula Town Center], we moved them in front of where the existing mall is now.”
Something been puzzling you? Drop us a line at answers@dailypress.com or call 757-247-2830.

October 8, 2006

The 1983 JC Penney And Sears Christmas Cataloge Project

Filed under: 1983 JC Penney & Sears Catalogs,Christmas — Anita @ 4:32 am

(This was originally posted in my blog during the summer and fall of 2005)

In 1983 (the year I was born) my mom saved the 1983 Sears and JC Penney Christmas catalogs. We thought we lost them when we moved to Wakefield in 2000, but when we were moving to Franklin last summer we found them again. They were severely water damaged though, hence these images being taken with my digital camera instead of scanned (and, my dad’s PC [my eMac is too new to use the scanner with] was dead at the moment).

Here they are, all together in their own category

And here are some recent ones:

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