When shopping downtown meant Montgomery Ward
Nov 14, 2012 | 2106 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
What used to be the Montgomery Ward store on North Washington now houses numerous businesses, including A Box of Chocolate. Overhead, the building still sports the “Progress Lighting the Way for Commerce” medallion by sculptor J. Massey Rhind that graced many a Wards store nationwide. To climb the grand stairway upstairs (use the handrail) is to find sparse and dusty remnants of grand and glorious retail days gone by.

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