Things a Euclid Baby Boomer should remember about Downtown Euclid

A new car dealership was located in downtown Euclid. What was its name? What brand did it sell? Where was it located? What is there now?

A bowling alley was located in downtown Euclid.  What was its name, where was it located, and why did it close?

Before Best Buy this was where you would purchase TV’s and Appliances.

Downtown Euclid had three department stores. Name them.

Name the five grocery stores located in downtown Euclid in 1968.  Three on Lake Shore Boulevard and two on Shore Center Drive.  Euclid Provision does not count!

Name the men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing store located on Lake Shore Boulevard. What was the restaurant next door to it?  Where was the F.W. Woolworth Company?  Where was the Thom Mcan shoe store?

Two movie theaters served downtown Euclid.  One was the Lake.  What was the other one? Which theater would you take a date to? Which would you go to with friends?

What was the name of the donut shop on Shore Center Drive?

A hobby store was located in downtown Euclid.  Name it.  What did it sell? Where was it located?

Gary DeWine

Retired community development administrator, City of Euclid. Consultant and author.

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Volume 10, Issue 12, Posted 6:26 PM, 12.02.2019