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Park Mall Rockford ILMachesney Park Mall
Rockford, IL
Photos and info courtesy Kelly Sullivan

Rockford is home to the Machesney Park Mall, which looks like it has seen much better days. Check out this old mall picture as well as others at Roadside Peek's Bygone Retail Midwest.

 

RCA Victor Shop
Photo courtesy Emily Steele

This old retro sign for RCA Victor is a good example of the type of golden era types of shops that still dot the roadside landscape. See them here at Roadside Peek's Golden Era Shops Midwest.

 

Tiger Stadium
Detroit, MI
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Here's an old historical site for Tiger Stadium. See others here at Roadside Peek's Historical Sites Midwest.

 

Par King Golf
Morton Grove, IL
Photo courtesy Jason Carlton

The swinging retro look is a reminder to the mid-century prior. See some examples at Roadside Peek's Swinging Retro Midwest.

 

New Jackson Hotel
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

The neon lettering graces the sign at the New Jackson Hotel in Chicago, IL. See more historical hotels at Roadside Peek's Historical Hotels Midwest. 07-07

 

 

Tiebel's Restaurant
Postcards courtesy Bruce R. Cassi

Here's a postcard of Tiebel's Restaurant. Unfortunately, the original sign no longer stands. See this and more at Roadside Peek's Vintage Postcards Midwest. 07-07

 

 

 

 

Nicholson File Company Smoke Stack
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Check out the smoke stack in Anderson, IN for the Nicholson File Company. More can be found at Roadside Peek's Ruins and Relics Midwest. 02-08

 

Train Station
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

This old train station in Ann Arbor, MI is was built in 1886 and is now home to a restaurant. See more at Roadside Peek's Roadside Institutions Midwest. 05-08

 

 

 

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