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1960 - Northside Shopping Center a month after opening after Sears opened on April 20th
20-APR-1960

1960 - Northside Shopping Center a month after opening after Sears opened on April 20th

Northside Shopping Center, Dade County, Florida


The view is looking due south from over the north end of the new shopping center and depicts thousands of cars in parking lots around the center, presumably because of the grand opening of Sears Northside (Store #1165) on April 20, 1960. The 27th Avenue Drive-In Theatre parking lot is visible in the lower right corner.

From my good friend Jeff Levine:

A far cry from its present state, the list of familiar and quality stores was enough to make any family hop into their sedan to shop or just window shop. This is the list of the original tenants of Northside Shopping Center:

Abbott Hobbies
Albert's Barber Shop
Atlantic Photo Supply
Baker's Qualicraft Shoes
Beauty Fair
Beneficial Finance Co.
Billet Doux
Biscayne Federal Savings and Loan Association
Butler's Shoes
Crosby Jewelers
Family Shoe Service
5-7-9 Shops
Dr. Gardner (Optometrist)
Hattie Gorné Coiffeurs
Grable's Bakery
Grand Union
Hartley's
Harvest House Cafeteria
The Hub
Karmelkorn
S.S. Kresge
Kween Kotton Shops
Lerner Shops
Lila May Shops
Thom McAn Shoes
Modernage
Mt.Vernon Coffee Shoppe (opened April 20th)
National Bank of Commerce
National Shirt Shops
New French Benzol Cleaners
Northside Children's Center
Northside Maternity Shop
Northside Music Center
Northside Travel Agency
Parisian
Royal Palm Clothes
Rumpus Room
Sandrell's, Inc.
Saron Costume Jewelry
Schiff Shoes
Sears, Roebuck and Company (opened April 20th)
Singer Sewing Center
Sylvia's Lingeria and Corsetry
Three Sisters
Tooley-Myron Studios
Vogue of Mmiami
Walgreen Drugs
F.W. Woolworth Co.
The Allen Morris Company
Northside Center, Inc.


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Vicky 11-Mar-2011 18:23
my mom re members going here to do shopping in the 70's before when she moved here from ohio....the way it looks now and all the changes its never gonna be the same its only memories....now its not safe to go around here like before ....alot of gangs e.tc.,....the mayor should refurbish this to the way it was before....