Kleisly Purchases Drug Store – 1953

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Tom Boy Market – 2428 Brentwood Blvd.

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This building was built in 1940.  It has been many versions of small markets over the years.  In the 1970’s, it became Alexi’s Greek Restaurant, and later Ali Baba’s.  It is currently home to Hunan Wok.

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Gualdoni’s – 2241 Brentwood Blvd.

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Gualdoni’s Market was one of the original tenants in this building which was built in the late 1930’s.  Someone with knowledge of cars could help date the photo.  I believe it is late 1930’s or early 1940’s.

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Nu Life Cleaners – 8818 Manchester

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Located on Manchester Road, just east of Collier Ave.  Anyone remember this place?

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Smitty’s Shell Station – 1942

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Smitty’s Shell station on the northwest corner of Manchester Road at Brentwood Blvd. (1942)

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Anyone have memories of Posch’s?

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Brentwood Theatre

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Brentwood Theatre (circa 1946-47)

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Hounsom’s – 8825 Manchester

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After this building was the Brentwood Bank, it became Hounsom’s Drug store. A second floor had been added. Anyone remember Hounsom’s?

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Brentwood Bank – 8825 Manchester

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The original Brentwood Bank, located at 8825 Manchester Road, across the street from the present day Schnucks. Someone is renovating this building now, and if you drive by you will see the 1925 displayed on the front. The building was built in 1925.

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Otto Litzsinger

This article appeared in the Scope (1951).

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