A mid-1940s photo of the shopping hub's West Plaza structure. The "Turtles, Girdles & Yo-Yo's" (T.G. & Y.) dime store, on the left, would move into a larger space in the early 1950s.
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Skytrain Theatre, the onsite ATKINSON PLAZA movie house, opened for business in November 1944. It was in operation until the early 1970s.
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Midwest Motors, an auto dealer, began business in July 1945. It was situated at the west end of ATKINSON PLAZA. At the time this photo was taken (1945), it was a freestanding structure.
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