That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

May 31, 2014

River View Plaza, Norwalk, CT (1995)

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I found this tonight while looking for something else on (sadly discontinued) Google Newspapers. This is from September 1, 1995.

Caldor Rainbow has more information about this place, and the futuristic looking itty bitty McDonalds inside.

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“Inside the Montgomery Ward recipe scrapbook” (flickr)

Filed under: catalogs,dead chains — Anita @ 8:43 pm

Inside the Montgomery Ward recipe scrapbook

Inside the Montgomery Ward recipe scrapbook

Someone a long time ago used an old Montgomery Ward catalog as a recipe book, like how people today will reuse books as art journals.

May 16, 2014

“Sears Tower by Tension Type | Font Squirrel”

Filed under: sears — Anita @ 11:29 am

Free Font Sears Tower by Tension Type | Font Squirrel.

May 5, 2014

Fire at the Soaps n’ Suds in front of Kmart (Hampton)

Filed under: dead stores,Hampton,Kmart — Anita @ 4:48 pm

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May 1, 2014

“The Old Target Store in Duluth”

Filed under: Target — Anita @ 5:29 pm

The Old Target Store in Duluth.

Pictures before a 1982 remodeling of a Target store. Man, all that red is kinda nauseating. I wanted to see if the store was still open, but there was no address on the page. Maybe its this one, although the Google Street View image is terrible, the store certainly seems huge enough to be the one on the webpage.

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