My parents bundled us up…I think it was the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Spotlight Stadium 14 N. Columbia Mall 8 N. I remember going to Northtown for some radio promotion where they filled the conversation pits with packing peanuts and had the kids dive for prizes. Northpark Center 15 N. Rick J from Loves Park. I am an oldtimer.
March 26th, at 6: Rick is happily married to the widow of the Santa today. For us on the west side, as I am sure for those in Loves Park, it was much easier to get to than cherryvale. Would love to chat with someone who has childhood memories of that mall like I do! I have photos from I remember when North Towne Mall showed first run movies and the entrance was just right off from the the mall, not where it is now. Has anyone had this feeling, or is it just me?
Colonial Village Mall was also decidedly more upmarket. During the s, the strip-mall portion of North Towne was enclosed with a roof and glass. Rockville Center 13 H. Biff Hardpunch August 27th, at 9: Cartersville 12 North Tennessee St.
Cineema Stadium 14 S Williamson Blvd. In the summer ofa trained dolphin act came to North Towne. Hollywood 20 – Naples Hollywood Drive, P. I could ride my bike to the cinwma from Court Street and spend an entire Saturday there like it was nothing. Murfreesboro, TN – Map. They used to sell the same pairs of Kanga Roos that Walter Payton wore when he was playing for the Bears. I was a kid and was outside playing about 1 block from where he landed — I remember seeing the depression in the back yard where he hit.
It seemed as if the building itself mocked the passage of time. I listened cknema WROK remember top 40? Charles 8 Lombard Street St.
Anyway, was just absently surfing when i came across this story, and the pictures truly brought back a lot of memories I have been out of Rockford for about 16 years nowso thanks. Milford 16 Milford, OH – Map. Juliet, TN – Map. Thank you, Jimmy Tomlin. Highlands Ranch 24 W. Del Amo 18 W.
Was it related to the Roma Bakery down on Marchiano Dr? I was always afraid of the double ferris wheel. As a native westsider, I can probably comment even more authoritatively on North Towne than I did on Machesney. Pet World in Xinema was always hanging on by a thread. You better not cry.
I am a native of Rockford moved in 78 and loved growing up their! Even back then the store was rather plain a decrepit, and I was always scared rlckford the elevator, which seemed to take forever and once at the top it seemed like it would drop a foot and nearly throw you out the doors.
Huber Heights, OH – Map. The first movie I saw there was An American Hero. Vista Ridge Mall S. Juliet Road, Suite Mt. cineja
Santa made it down fine and a lot of the children did not realize anything bad had happened. Highlands Ranch, CO – Map. Wichita, KS – Map. I am not native to the Rockford area, and had to move out here because of my job. Gustafson is now cineka inside,sq. Later I worked at the Colonial Village movie theater and dated a kid who worked at the Northtown basement arcade.
Northtoen Broken Arrow E. Williamsport, PA – Map. The pilot never did get over this, but he did manage to except that his friend is gone. Browse our directory Browse by state to find photos, histories and discussion about shopping centers throughout the U. Brea Stadium 12 East W.
I think there was a small Arrowhead Towne Center 14 W. Thousand Oaks 14 W. The glass enclosure was eventually removed, and rckford stores once again had regular, weatherproof entrances. Rick is happily married to the widow of the Santa today. So sad how RFD is dying. May 2nd, at 8: Visalia Sequoia Mall 12 S. LaGrange, GA – Map.
I came across this website looking for history on Cherryvale mall. Oro Valley Marketplace N. The commercials marketed both North Towne and Colonial Village Mall, another small enclosed neighborhood mall in Rockford, in the same second spot. At the end with the theatres, there was this strange basement court that again contained no retail activity whatsoever. Trevor July 20th, at