The Resource 124 East Main Street

124 East Main Street

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124 East Main Street
Title
124 East Main Street
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Language
eng
Summary
Sam and Charley Lipofsky opened their first store in 1896. They had been traveling throughout the state, selling their department store merchandise out of a horse drawn wagon. Later they moved into the Howarth building on Park Ave. In 1921 they built their new brick building at the northwest corner of South Cook & Station St. It was the oldest continuing business in Barrington until the store burned in 1989. Sam’s son, Harold ran the business at that time. 5-1-1989. -- From 120 and east, Park Ave. Left to right – White building First National Bank. Real Estate Co. printed on the window. Next is the Harworth ? building, housing the National Tea Co. Groceries. Next store ? (could be the Continental Store). Next is the Ed Groff building, with John C. Cadwallader Jeweler on the left, and Real Estate Co. on right. Next is Pete Landwer’s building where Jack McLeister’s Candy and Coffee shop was. It was established 1913. On the corner Park Ave. & E. Main was the Peerless Meat Mkt, C.E. Lander Prop. Photo circa 1930. This photo, courtesy of Burt and Grace Wendt. -- The two bottom photos are of the same Park Ave. in Barrington IL. As the center one, only 60 years later, - 1990. The bank was enlarged in 1955 to take in the Harwarth ? building. Bank vacated this building in 1987, and moved to their new facility 201 Grove Ave
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representational
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Thompson, Paul
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  • Dwellings
  • Barrington (Ill.)
Label
124 East Main Street
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Production
Note
  • Forms part of the Thompson Collection (Barrington Area Library). Courtesy of Paul Thompson
  • Digital file from scanned print
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
  • sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 digital image
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
col.
Terms governing use
All rights reserved.
Label
124 East Main Street
Production
Note
  • Forms part of the Thompson Collection (Barrington Area Library). Courtesy of Paul Thompson
  • Digital file from scanned print
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
  • sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 digital image
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
col.
Terms governing use
All rights reserved.

Library Locations

  • Barrington Area LibraryBorrow it
    505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL, 60010, US
    42.159353 -88.127617
  • Barrington Area Library South BranchBorrow it
    3 Tennis Club Lane, South Barrington, IL, 60010, US
    42.073342 -88.144884
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