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7 years ago
TomH
Starting at 79th and Throop and going west to Loomis, on the south side of 79th Street was the Music Box, a store that sold records, on the southwest corner. (There had previously been a small grocery store there.) Next to it were 2 small stores, then there was a rather large non-chain grocery store, called Kalk’s, which was run at that time by Seymour Kalk, the son of Al Kalk, who had founded a
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7 years ago
TomH
In the 1940s and 50s, starting at 79th and Racine and going west, on the south side of 79th Street was a drug store on the southwest corner. A few doors west of that was an upscale women’s clothing store, The Mayfair. Then there was a large prairie for the rest of the block all the way to Elizabeth Street. Across Elizabeth was Dressel’s, a large upscale bakery, on the corner. In the early days
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