The Peoples Store, Tacoma, Washington









The Peoples Store
1101-7 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, Washington


Full exhibit coming in due course

Rhodes Brothers, Tacoma, Washington





Rhodes Brothers (1892)
950 Broadway
Tacoma, Washington

Full exhibit coming in due course.

The Diamond, Charleston, West Virginia



The Diamond, on Capitol Street in West Virginia's capital city.


Washington Street side of The Diamond, showing 1964 addition housing the men's store on the street floor.

The Diamond
Capitol and Washington Streets
Charleston, West Virginia


DOWNTOWN STORE DIRECTORY (226,000 sq. ft.)

Basement
Hickory Farms Shop • Budget Store

Street Floor
Fine Jewelry • Costume Jewelry • Fashion Accessories • Handbags • Gloves • Hosiery • Fashion Accessories • Hat Bar • Wig Salon • Naturalizer Shop • Street Floor Lingerie • Blouses • Sweaters • Street Floor Sportswear • Toiletries • Cosmetics • Notions • Stationery • Candy • Bake Shop • Luncheonette
Men's Store Men's Furnishings • Men's Shoes • Men's Sportswear • Men's Wear • Readgate Shop • Tennis Shop

Mezzanine
Beauty Salon

Fashion Floor
Shoe Salon • Sportswear • Misses' Dresses • Pin Money Shop • Daytime Dresses • Coats • Suits • Fur Salon • Concept Shop • The Place • The Colony Room • Boutique • Bridal Salon • Lingerie • Foundations • Robes • Maternity Shop
Young W. Va. Shop Junior Dresses • Junior Sportswear • Junior Coats

Third Floor
Lamps • Pictures and Mirrors • Draperies • Furniture • Sleep Shop • Carpet Center

Fourth Floor
Infants' Wear • Toddlers' Wear • Girls' Wear 3-6x • Girls' Wear 7-14 • Girls' Accessories • Jr. High Shop • Little Brother Shop • Boys' Wear • Boys' Furnishings • Children's & Teen Shoes • Toys • Linens • Domestics • Fashion Fabrics • Art Needlework • Trin the Tree Shop

Fifth Floor
Housewares • China • Silver • Gifts • Electronics • Major Appliances • Book Shop • Paints • Cafeteria

BRANCH STORE

Grand Central Mall (1972)
Parkersburg
100,000 sq. ft.

Harry S. Manchester, Inc. Madison, Wisconsin


 Manchester's On The Square in Madison.

 View of Manchester's on Mifflin Street; The Madison Room on the second floor is visible on the right.

 Manchester's First Floor

Harry S. Manchester, Inc. (Manchester’s)
2 East Mifflin St.
Madison, Wisconsin

ALpine 7-4321





ON THE SQUARE STORE DIRECTORY

Parking Level
Junior Collection • Miss M Jr. • Blissity • Blissity’s Wild Honey Park • Instep Shoes • Pre-Teens • Teen Colony • Canned Ego Hair Salon • Luggage

First Floor
Cosmetics • Fashion Accessories • Neckwear • Fashion Handbags • Jewelry • Hosiery • Gloves • Umbrellas • Notions • Stationery • Books • Candies • Blouses • On 1 Sportswear • On 1 Dresses • The Man’s Shop • The Prep Shop • T.M.A.

Second Floor
Fashion Dresses • Sportswear Fashions • Fashion Coats • Ms. Madisonian Shop • Custom Station • Esprit • The Designer Shop • Bridal Salon • Fur Salon • Fashion Shoes • The Madison Room Restaurant

Third Floor
Boyswear • Girlswear • Children’s Wear • Baby Shop • Children’s Shoes • Lingerie • Sleepwear • Corsets

Fourth Floor
Ilse’s Living Room • Panorama Salon • Toys

Store for Homes
Lower Level
Housewares

First Floor
Cameras • Bath Shop • Gifts • Silver • China • Glassware • Bedding and Linens

Second Floor
Home Accessories • Lamps • Sleep Shop • Dual Sleep • Rugs • Carpets • Draperies • Homne Entertainment Center

Third Floor
Art Needlework • Fashion Fabrics • Tea Room






BRANCH STORES


East (1954)
East Washington Avenue

 








Westgate (1960)   
The Terrace Room


 

















Campus Corners (1962)
State and Frances

West Towne (1970)

58,000 sq. ft.

Northridge (1975)
Milwaukee

The Robert Simpson Montreal Limited




Simpson's austerely handsome edifice on Ste. Catherine Street  was built in stages from 1928 to 1930, and expanded in 1954.

Bedford limestone faced the store, with bronze deatils at the windows and entrances.

Detail of Simpson's street floor entrances.


Sketch of the store's street floor.

The Robert Simpson Montreal Limited
977 Rue Ste.-Catherine
Montreal, Quebec

VI 2-7221



DOWNTOWN STORE DIRECTORY

Street Floor
Power Tools (774) • Hardware (774) • Garden Shop (774) • Lawn Mowers (774) • Paints (772) • Home Comfort (771) • Automotive Accessories (713) • Honey Tree Restaurant
Simpsons Basement Store

Street FloorJewellery (703) • Watches (706)Cosmetics (701) • Drugs and Vitamins • Scarves (709) • Gloves (708) • Street Floor Blouses (709) • Accessories (709) • Handbags (702) • Small Leather Goods (702) • Boutique Vendome (711) • Hosiery (707)  • Wig Bar (711) • Candy (705) • Stationery (768) • The Book Shelf (768) • Gift Shop (767) • Canadiana Shop (767) • Notions (710) • Cameras (704) • Office Equipment (704) • Luggage (760) • Dubois Pastry • Men’s Furnishings (713) • Men's Razors (706) • Boutique Seigneur Shop (713) • Tobacco (706) • Men’s Sportswear (712) • Dunhill Humidor (717)

Second Floor

Children’s Wear (744) • Infants' and Childrens's (744) • Girls' Wear (745) • Children’s Shoes (722) • Women’s Shoes (721) • Boys' Clothing (714) • Men’s Shoes (723) • Shop for Young Men (715) • Men’s Clothing (712) • Men’s Tailored-To-Measure Shop (712)

Fashion Floor - The Third
Women's Sportswear (736) • Action Sports Shop (736) • The Beach Shop (736) • Dresses (734) • Coats and Suits (731) • Millinery (730) • Salon Perruques (730) • Salon Vendome (733) • Millinery Vendome (733) • Bride's Counsel (733) • Miss Simpson Shop (735) • Fur Salon (740)

Fourth Floor
Lingerie (742) • Intimate Apparel (741) • Corsets and Brassieres (741) • Fabric Centre (727) • Wool & Art Needlework (782) • White Sewing Machines (728) • Linens and Beddings (751) •
Vacuums (748) • Floor Coverings (750) • Rugs (750) • Lamps (754) • Curtains and Draperies (753 • Toytown 470 • Sporting Goods 469 • Credit Office • Customer Service


Fifth Floor
Silverware (746)China and Glassware (757) • Rosenthal Studio • Wedgwood Room • Bride’s Gift Registry • Housewares (755) • "Bon Appetit" Shop (757) • Home Appliances (756) • Small Appliances (747) • Television Radio (770) • Records (770) • Elizabeth Arden Salon • Gift Wrapping • Toytown (759) • Sporting Goods (758) • Luggage (760)
Sixth Floor
Treasure House (743) • Personalized Stationery Shop (743) • Furniture (769) • Garden Furniture (769) • Mattresses (769) • Simpsons Picture Gallery (743)Interior Decorating Service (769) • Pictures and Mirrors (769)


Seventh Floor
Credit Office • Customer Service • Portrait Studio • Simpsons Travel Service • Post Office • Optical and Hearing Aid Centre

BRANCH STORES (1965-19780



Fairview Pointe-Claire (Aug. 12, 1965)
Trans Canada Hwy. and St. Johns Road
153,000 sq. ft.
Café Vendome






Les Galeries d'Anjou (Aug. 8, 1968)
Metropolitan Blvd. at Montée St.-Leonard
180,000 sq. ft.
Café Carrousel




Carrefour Laval
120,000 sq. ft.






Les Promenades St.-Bruno (Aug. 23, 1978)

Boston Store, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Boston Store's collection of 5- and 7-story buildings
were featured in its advertising from a very early date

Anchoring the west end of the shopping district
along West Wisconsin Avenue, the store was
subtly changed and embellished over the years.


Post-war optimism was expressed in this rendition
of the store from the 1940s.


Boston Store - "The Heart of Milwaukee"

Boston Store (1900)
331 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

BRoadway 1-5020



Lower Level
Records & Tapes 712 • Cameras 290 • Patio and Garden Shop 675 • Casual Furniture

First Floor
Avenue Sportswear 385 • Avenue Blouses 230 • Dress Accessories 251 • Fashion Jewelry 145 • Fine Jewelry 142 • Fine Contemporary Jewelry 144 • Handbags 170 • Hosiery 251 • Millinery 410 • Jewel Boxes 170 • Leather Goods 170 • Gloves 260 • Hat Bar • Cosmetics • Hearing Aids 125 • Razor Shop 126 • Notions 100 • Avenue Shoes 428 • Shoe Loft 428 • Candy 210 • Stationery 200 • Le Garbage 200 • Books 190 • Calculators 201 • Wines and Liquors 744 • Gourmet Shop • Notions • Beauty Aids
Men’s Shops Men’s Clothing 500 • Men’s Outerwear • Men’s Shoes 540 • Gallery Sportswear 515 • Men’s Tailored Sportswear 505 • Men’s Accessories 511 • Men’s Furnishings 510 • Men’s Sportswear 576 • Men’s Coordinates 575 • Men’s Sport Furnishings 576 • Men’s Casual Sportswear 577 • Gear Shop 502 • Levis 503 • Varsity Shop 502

Balcony
Service Balcony • Optical Department • Surgical Department

Fashion Second
Coat Shop 320 • Ski Shop 572 • Avenue Coats 328 • Suits 322 • Fur Salon • Misses’ Avenue Dresses 368 • Contemporary Budget Dresses 369 • Women’s World 387 • Women’s Avenue Dresses 348 • Women’s Dresses 334 • Town & Country Casuals 383 • Club Sport 389 • Better Sportswear 390 • Sport Shop 359 • 80 Sportswear 582 • 80 Dresses 355 • Pacesetter Dresses 355 • Pacesetter Sportswear 380 •  Colony Room 357 • Crystal Room 358 • Cosmopolitan Room 355 • Milwaukee Room 354 • Shoe Salon 421, 423 • Millinery

Third Floor
Junior Center
Junior Sportswear 372, 375 • Junior Dresses 374 • Junior Coats 373 • Young Juniors 377 • Junior Shoes
Sleepwear 430 • Robes 480 • Body Shapers 451 • Lingerie 440 •Maternity Shop 352
Youth Center Girls’ & Teens Accessories 466 • Girls’ 7 Teens Lingerie • Children’s Shoes 479 • Infants 460 • Infants’ Furniture 463 Girls’ 4-6x 464 • Girls’ 7-14 471 • Teens 473 • Toddlers • Boys 4-7 465 • Boys 8-20 550, 552

Fourth Floor
Lamps 640 • Paintings 700 •  Pictures and Mirrors 700 • Occasional Furniture 606 • Upholstered Furniture 601 • Bedroom and Dining Room Furniture 602 •  Sleep Shop 603 • Dual Sleep 603 • Floor Coverings 610 • Carpeting 610

Fifth Floor
Silverware 160 • Glassware 652 • China 650 • Gifts 280 • Wooden Spoon 673 • Housewares 671 • Magicolor Paints 671 • Modern Living 674 • Small Electrical Appliances 672 • Table Linens 61 • Major Appliances 690 • Home Entertainment Center 716, 717 • Luggage 560 • Trim the Home Shop 285 • Hardware • Spic ‘n’ Span Shop

Sixth Floor
Domestics 70 • Bath Shop 62 • Bed Coverings 80 • Draperies 630 • Fashion Fabrics • Art Needlework • Photograph Studio 765 • Green Tree Dining Room

Seventh Floor
Sporting Goods 571 • Golf Shop • Ski Shop 572 • Dairy State • Harry’s Café • Town Hall Auditorium
(516,000 s.f.)




Bay Shore
Glendale
March, 1958
141,000 s.f.
Bay Shore Buffet


Boston Village
53rd and Fond du Lac
August, 1962
89,000 s.f.



Brookfield Square
Brookfield
March, 1967
221,000 s.f.
Garden Terrace Dining Room


Southridge
Greendale
October, 1969
221,000 s.f.
Garden Court Dining Room


Northridge
N. 76th St. at Brown Deer Road
155,000 s.f.

The Purple Skillet Restaurant



Coming in due course.

Chapman's, Milwaukee, Wisconsin




T. A. Chapman Co. (Chapman’s)
407 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin






EAST TOWN STORE DIRECTORY


Parking Level

Thrift Avenue Shops • Books

First Floor
Cosmetics • Accessories • Neckwear • Handbags • Jewelry • Hosiery • Notions • Stationery • Books • Shoe Salon • Millinery • Wig Niche • Sportscorner • Shops for Men • Action Shop • The Innovator Shop

Second Floor
Corsets and Girdles •Lingerie • Robes • Budget Dresses • Budget Coats • Dresses • Sportswear • Career Dresses • Town Shop • Contemporary Sportswear • The Knittery • Miss Chapman • Young Wisconsin Shop • Chappy’s Place •Young Tempo Shop • Inner Circle Shop • French Room • T. A. C. Shop (the advance collection) • Coats • Fur Salon • Infants Wear • Girls Wear • Boys' Shop • Children’s Shoes

Third Floor
Silver • China • Glassware • Housewares • Gifts • Christmas Trim Shop • Linens • Golden Thimble Sewing Center • Chatterbox Tea Room

Fourth Floor
Lamps • Decorative Wall Accessories • Draperies • Rugs • Furniture


BRANCH STORES


Capitol Court (1954)
65,000 sq. ft.








Bay Shore Mall (1966)
Glendale

Brookfield Square (1968)
Brookfield