Northern Commercial, Anchorage, Alaska


Northern Commercial's Anchorage store was a well-
recognized landmark in the city until it was damaged
in the tragic Good Friday earthquake of 1964.

Northern Commercial operated from temporary
quarters until its new store was ready in 1970.

Northern Commerical's three stores were purchased
by Nordstrom in 1975.

"Alaska's Pioneer Merchants"

Northern Commercial Company
603 D Street
Anchorage, Alaska


279-7622








Street Level
Fine Jewelry • Costume Jewelry  Handbags  Gloves  Hosiery  Accessories  Sixth Avenue Separates  Cosmetics  Women's Shoes  Stationery  Cameras  Luggage  Men's Furnishings  Men's Sportswear  Trend Shop  Men's Shoes  Work Clothing  Boys' Wear  Ski Shop  Sporting Goods


NC's Appliance Center (Sixth Avenue Mall under the Penney Garage)
Appliance Center  Home Entertainment


Second Level
Sixth Avenue Dresses  Dresses  Custom Corner  Mayfield Place Sportswear  Miss "A" Shop  Forecast Shop  The Gallery  Fur Salon  Bridal Salon  Coats  Suits  Millinery  The Attic for Jr.'s  Lingerie  Sleepwear  Robes  Infants' World  Children's Wear  Girls' Wear  Children's Shoes


Third Level
Fashion Fabrics  Art Needlework  Sewing Machines  Bedding  Liens  China  Silver  Crystal  Gifts  Housewares  Small Electrics  Lamps  Pictures  Carpets  Draperies  Furniture  Toy Town  The Friendship Room
(97,500 s.f.)




Fairbanks
Second and Turner
1956
Kenai
1965


Coming in due course.




The Broadway - Korrick's, Phoenix, Arizona

Korrick's original 3-story building was next to the
Dorris-Hayman building which housed its
competitor, Goldwater's, just visible to the left.
By the 1940s, the building was expanded to the east,
and gained a fourth floor.
Interior photo of Korrick's.

In 1957, a fifth and sixth floor was added,
and the whole store was thoroughly modernized.
Korrick's was the last holdout among local
department stores as downtown Phoenix
declined in the 1950s and 1960s, lasting
until 1966, by which time Goldwater's and
Diamonds had moved their flagship stores
to Park Central.



Korrick's (1895)
The Broadway (1962)
106 E. Washington at First Street
Phoenix, Arizona
ALpine 8-5911



Basement
Downtown Bargain Basement

Street Floor
Fine Jewelry • Silverware • Jewelry • Handbags • Gloves • Neckwear • Accessories • Hosier • Hat Bar • Candy • Notions • Budget Lingerie
Men's Shop Men's Furnishings • Men's Sportswear • Men's Clothing • Men's Hats • University Shop

Mezzanine
Stationery • Book Shop • Luggage • Cameras • Shoe Salon • Children's Shoes • Budget Sportswear

Second Floor
Sportswear • Misses' Dresses • Pin Money Shop • Daytime Dresses • Half-Size Dresses • Coats • Suits • Town & Country Shop • Valley of the Sun Shop • Furs • Bridal Salon •
Junior Sportswear • Junior Moderns • Teenage Shop

Third Floor
Foundations • Robes • Lingerie • Foundations • Maternity Shop • Uniforms • Photograph Studio
Young World Girls's Shop • Boys' Shop • Infants • Toddlers • Toys
Offices

Fourth Floor
Linens • Domestics • Bedding • Draperies • Fashion Fabrics • Art Needlework • Sewing Machines • Beauty Salon • Bird Cage Tearoom

Fifth Floor
Housewares • Small Appliances • Garden Shop • China • Glassware • Gifts • Radio and TV
 • Appliances

Sixth Floor
Fine Furniture • Carpeting • Pictures • Mirrors • Lamps




Street Floor
Fine Jewelry 810 • Silver Flatware 59 • Silver Holloware 166 • Clocks 95 • Watches 810 • Better Fashion Jewelry 141 • Fashion Jewelry 20 • Fashion Accessories 41 • Et Cetera 86 • Handbags 37, 132 • Jr. Contemporary Handbags 117 • Personal Leather Goods 142 • Gloves 6 • Cosmetics 17 • Hosiery 3 • Plaza Sportswear 65, 133 • Plaza Skirts & Blouses 66 • Plaza Sweaters 149 • Street Floor Lingerie 54 • The Hat Box 825 • Misses’ Shoes 8 • Almost Shoes 138 • Women’s Casuals 101 • Stationery 15 • Cameras 13 • Electronics 13 • Books 18 • Luggage 33 • Candy 34 • Liquor and Gourmet 845 • Men’s Fragrances 177 • Men’s Accessories 105 • Men’s Loungewear 48 • Men’s Sleepwear 164 • Fashion Neckwear 122 • Men’s Furnishings 7 • University Shop 53 • Men’s Sweaters 171 • Men’s Tops 184 • Men’s Clothing 126 • Men’s Shoes and Hats 57 • Men’s Sport Clothing 48 • Men’s Spectator Sportswear 550 • Contemporary Man 124 • Saturday’s Expression 61 • Men’s Sportswear 50 • Men’s Active Sportswear 109 • Men’s Better Sportswear 170 • Boys’ Shop 98

Second Floor
Little Boys’ Wear 74 • Girls’ Shop 44, 47 • Little Girl’s Wear 96 • Toddlers 74,90 • Infants’ Shop 42,137 • Toys 28 • Children’s Accessories 102 • Children’s Shoes 58 • Hi Deb Shop 52 • Body Fashions 19 • Daywear Lingerie 63 • Leisurewear 67 • Robes 51 • Fashion Sleepwear 24 • Misses’ Sportswear Dresses 12 • Plaza Dresses 73 • Plaza PM Dresses 131 • Career Dresses 27 • Regency Room 22 • Design II Dresses 79 • Design II Sportswear 103 • Signature Collections 440 • VIP Collections 104 • Bridal Salon 93 • Furs 60 • Studio Room Millinery 800 • Contempora Sportswear 78 • Misses’ Sportswear 89 • Dresses 70s 49, 93 • Sportswear 70s 134, 148 • Woman 70s 62 • PM Clothes 93 • Spectator Sports Shop 40 • Coats 25 • Suits 25 • International Shop 64 • Hair Styling Salon 601
Junior World Junior Sportswear 97 • Junior Dresses 64, 102 • Young Juniors 52 • Better Juniors 136 • Junior Coats 64 • College Shop 85

Third Floor
Glassware 36 • Waterford Shop 112 • China 11 • Housewares 39 • Electrical Housewares 95 • Small Housewares 39 • Gift Shop 70 • Cookshop 206 • Cookery Gourmet 143 • Garden Shop • Televisions 72 • The Music Center 77 • Major Appliances 80 • Furniture 92 • Recliners • Home Furnishings Studio • Slumber Shop 69 • Carpeting 32 • Rugs 45 • Curtains 10 • Draperies 10 • Bedspreads 10 • Custom Draperies and Reupholstery 82 • Fashion Fabrics 1, 30, 67 • Art Needlework 29 • Sewing Machines • Luggage 33 • Lamps 71 • Pictures and Mirrors 31 • Domestics 2 • Towel and Bath Shop 23 • Linens 23 • Bedding 55 • Notions 4 • Sporting Goods 43 • Sierra Shop 43 • Personnel Offices




Chris-Town
1607 W. Bethany Home Rd.
Korrick's 1961/expanded as The Broadway
140,000 sq. ft.


Biltmore Fashion Park
2410 E. Camelback Rd.

1968
Boulevard Mall
Las Vegas, NV
1966
179,000 s.f.
The Terrace Room


Scottsdale Los Arcos Mall
7333 E. McDowell Rd.

November, 1969
165,000 sq. ft.
The Terrace Room

Metrocenter
October, 1973
156,000 s.f.
The Chafing Dish
Metrocenter
October, 1973
156,000 s.f.
The Chafing Dish

Coronado Center
Albuquerque, NM
1976
159,000 s.f.
The Chafing Dish


The Meadows
Las Vegas, NV
1978
The Chafing Dish

Fiesta Mall
Mesa
1979



Coming in due course.


Diamond's, Phoenix, Arizona



Downtown Phoenix was once the shopping center of Phoenix, and
surprisingly declined during the 1950s as Phoenix grew. In addition
to three local department stores (Goldwater's, Korrick's, and Diamond's)
major branches of Sears, Montgomery Ward, and Penney's were
located on or near Washington Street.

Diamond's, so-named since its fiftieth anniversary in 1947,
was originally known as The Boston Store.

A 1941 view of the interior of Diamond's downtown store
shows the large main floor, mezzanine, and second floor.

Diamond's (1897)
Washington at Second Street
Phoenix, Arizona

Alpine 4-5533



DOWNTOWN STORE DIRECTORY

Basement
Downstairs Store

Street Floor
Fine Jewelry • Jewelry • Handbags • Small Leathers • Gloves • Fashion Accessories • Scarves • Hosiery • Cosmetic • Toiletries • Blouse Bar • Boulevard Coordinates • Boulevard Tops • Stationery • Books • Luggage • Candy and Gourmet Shop • Bakery • Pharmacy • Women's Shoes • Children's Shoes • Men's Furnishings • Men's Sportswear • Men's Slacks • Men's Suits • Men's Outerwear • Trend Shop • Men's Shoes • Men's Hats • Boys' Wear • Fashion Fabrics • Needlecraft • Housewares • Decorative Housewares • Gourmet • Small Electrics • China • Glassware • Silver • Table Linens • Bedding • Bath Shop • Clost Accessories • Decorative Pillows • Draperies • Sight & Sound

Mezzanine
Lingerie • Daywear • Sleepwear • Robes & Loungewear • Body Fashions • Millinery
Sunshine Children's Shop Infants • Toddlers • Girls' Wear • Pony Tail • Girls' Accessories • Toys • Teen-Town Ship • Your Place

Second Floor
Caliente Coordinates • Caliente Dresses • Waverly Dresses • Waverly Sportswear • Valley Dresses • Valley Sportswear • Custom Fashions • Imagery • Coats • Suits • Belman Shop • Fur Salon • Bridal Salon • Maternity Shop • Beauty Salon
Junior Shops Junior Dresses • Junior Sportswear • College Hi Shop


PARK CENTRAL STORE DIRECTORY


Park Central (1957)
North Central near Thomas
200,000 sq. ft.

 CR 9-4431



Street Floor
Fine Jewelry • Jewelry • Handbags • Small Leathers • Gloves • FashionAccessories • Scarves • Hosiery • Cosmetic • Toiletries • Blouse Bar • Boulevard Coordinates • Boulevard Tops •
Lingerie • Daywear • Sleepwear • Robes & Loungewear • Body Fashions • Infants • Millinery • Stationery • Books • Luggage • Candy and Gourmet Shop • Bakery • Pharmacy • Women's Shoes • Children's Shoes • Men's Furnishings • Men's Sportswear • Men's Slacks • Men's Suits • Men's Outerwear • Trend Shop • Men's Shoes • Men's Hats • Boys' Wear

Second Floor
Caliente Coordinates • Caliente Dresses • Waverly Dresses • Waverly Sportswear • Valley Dresses • Valley Sportswear • Custom Fashions • Imagery • Coats • Suits • Belman Shop • Fur Salon • Bridal Salon • Maternity Shop • Beauty Salon • Crimpers for Hair • Portraits by Rockwell
Junior Shops Junior Dresses • Junior Sportswear • College Hi Shop
Sunshine Children's Shop Toddlers • Girls' Wear • Pony Tail • Girls' Accessories • Toys • Teen-Town Ship • Your Place

Third Floor
Fashion Fabrics • Needlecraft • Housewares • Decorative Housewares • Gourmet • Small Electrics • China • Glassware • Silver • Table Linens • Bedding • Bath Shop • Clost Accessories • Decorative Pillows • Draperies • Sight & Sound • Toys • Diamonds Tearoom



BRANCH STORES

Thomas Mall (Sept. 23, 1963)
East Thomas at 44th St.
213,000 sq. ft.
Diamond's Tea Room







Tri City Mall (1968)
Mesa
122,000 sq. ft.















Metrocenter (1973)
180,000 sq. ft.

Park Mall (1974)
Tucson






Fashion Square (1974)
Scottsdale
200,000 sq. ft.

The Meadows (1978)
Las Vegas, NV

M. Goldwater & Sons, Phoenix, Arizona




After getting an earlier start in Prescott, Arizona,
Goldwaters settled into the same building as
Phoenix' renowned Dorris-Heyman furniture co.



An earlier view shows Goldwaters and its neighbort,
Korricks, which was expanded and remodeled in 1957.


M. Goldwater & Sons
31 North First Street
Phoenix, Arizona








Downstairs
Gift Shop • Collector's Gallery • Degrazia Shop • Bedding • Closet Shop • Bath Shop • Luggage • China • Gourmet Shop

Street Floor
Jewelry • Costume Jewelry • Indian Jewelry • Silver  Hosiery • Boudoir Slippers • Toiletries • Perfumes •
Fashion Accessories • Belts • Gloves • Handbags • Small Leather Goods • Scarfs • Hat Bar • Shoe Salon • Notions • Stationery • Games • Candy • Linens • Shop for Men

Mezzanine
Children's Shop • Young Phoenician Shop • Hi Shop • Children's Toys • Antoine Salon • American Salon • Offices

Second Floor
Lingerie • Robes • Silhouette Shop • Uniforms • Desert Fashion Shop • Desert Sport Shop • Better Dresses • Custom Salon • Casual Shop • Coat Shop • Suit Shop • Urban Shop • Miss Phoenix Shop • Young Perfectionist Shop • Young Arizona Shop • Millinery Salon • Fur Salon • Bridal Salon




Street Floor
Jewelry • Costume Jewelry • Indian Jewelry • Silver • Hosiery • Boudoir Slippers • Toiletries • Perfumes • Fashion Accessories • Belts • Gloves • Handbags • Small Leather Goods • Scarfs • Hat Bar • Shoe Salon • Notions • Lingerie • Robes • Silhouette Shop • Stationery • Games • Candy • Gift Shop • Collector's Gallery • Degrazia Shop • Linens • Bedding • Closet Shop • Bath Shop • Luggage • China • Home Furnishings • Gourmet Shop
11 Park Central Mall Men's World • New Directions

Second Floor
Misses' Sportswear • Misses' Dresses • Women's Dresses • Better Dresses • Casual Shop • Coats Plus • Urban Shop • Miss Phoenix Shop • Clubhouse Sportswear • Contempora Sportswear • Now Shop • Gold Circle • Designer Room  Young Perfectionist Shop • Young Arizona Shop • Millinery Salon • Fur Salon • Bridal Salon • Children's Shop • Young Phoenician Shop • Hi Shop • Children's Toys • Antoine Salon • American Salon • Offices






Prescott
Cortez and Union Streets
1937
20,000 s.f.

Park Central
W. Osborn Rd. at N. 2nd Ave.
November, 1957
140,000 s.f.

Scottsdale
Fashion Square
1961
100,000 s.f.

Metrocenter
Black Canyon Fwy. at North Peoria Ave.
October, 1973
106,000 s.f.

Coronado Center
Albuquerque, NM
1976
116,000 s.f.

Fiesta Mall
Mesa
1978

El Con Center
Tucson
1978






Coming in due course.