Long Island, NY Photo courtesy Louis Di Fazio
In the Lake Success area of Long Island is a shop with a household name
of the mid-century. Yes, it's the Singer building which has been
under the same ownership for years.
Austin's Homemade Ice Cream
Huntington, WV Photo and info courtesy John Salvatore
Austin's Homemade Ice Cream is about 2 miles west of Camden Park.
It's closed for the season and will reopen in the spring. Fantastic ice
Palmquist Photo and text courtesy Jay Lin
The Palmquist Jeweler has seen better days. One can imagine how
many would be grooms have left these doors with a sparkling engagement
ring for their sweetheart. It stands awaiting an unknown fate. If only
these treasures of yesteryear could be preserved forever.
Bernie's Army & Navy Store Photo courtesy Jay Lin
Looking for fatigues or a pair of boots? For all your surplus needs visit
Bernie's Army & Navy store.
Fashion Care Corp.
Albany, NY Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans
Check out the familiar "Norge ball" atop the Fashion Care
Laundry building. This site is located in Albany, NY.
Shoe Town Photo courtesy Louis Di Fazio
A classic shop in a classic shopping center, Shoe Town overlooks
this center in New Hyde Park. This is the type of place Mom would walk
you to for new shoes for school.
Ben's Photos and info courtesy Jay Lin
Ben's is no longer a clothing store but it's decaying marquee
still exists. The neon and clock will unlikely ever again be in working
Boston, MA Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
Here's an old Frigidaire store found in Boston, MA. 08-08