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    • Factor's

    • Cizek collection
    • The entrance to the New Castle Hotel is flanked by Ray Woodworth's optometrist business on the left and Factor's women's apparel store on the right. Factor's opened in the mid-1950s and closed some time in the early 1970s.
    • Factor's

    • Cizek collection
    • Factor's was located in the 500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue on the east side of the street. They specialized in women's apparel. The business opened in the mid-1950s and closed some time in the early 1970s.
    • Central Auto Service

    • Cizek collection; Gas stations; Automobile service stations
    • This business began in 1942 on the site formerly occupied by Merle's Auto Repair Service near the corner of Lake Street and Milwaukee Avenue. Merle's had been in business since 1931; Central Auto Service remained in business for some 20 years.
    • Village Restaurant

    • Cizek collection
    • Sometime around 1958 the Village Pantry, a small restaurant at 120 East Cook Street, closed, and the Village Restaurant pictured here opened across the street at 121 East Cook Street. The Village Restaurant was open from 5:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. and...
    • Charlotte's Beauty Salon

    • Cizek collection; Hair salons; Beauty salons
    • This beauty salon opened in 1951 at 229 East Park Avenue and moved to 122 East Church Street some time later. The Church Street location pictured here featured the salon on the first floor and an apartment on the second floor. Charlotte's Beauty...
    • St. John's Lutheran Church

    • Cizek collection; Lutheran churches
    • St. John's Lutheran Church was organized as a congregation in Libertyville in 1897 as part of the Wisconsin Synod. Throughout their history they have worshipped in several buildings, the first being the Union Church (which they shared with the...
    • Bogues' IGA Super Market

    • Cizek collection
    • Owned and operated by Phil Bogue, the IGA was one of many smaller grocery stores in Libertyville in the 1950s. They were open seven days a week and took phone orders for door-to-door delivery. They closed in the 1960s.
    • Ray-Burnett Funeral Home

    • Cizek collection; Funeral parlors; E. W. Parkhurst home
    • Paul G. Ray went into the funeral home business in 1912 along the west side of Milwaukee Avenue. The business was known as the Ray Funeral Home. As the business grew, Ray bought the Victorian house which E. W. Parkhurst had built in 1891 at 120 W....
    • Brown Paper Goods Company

    • Cizek collection; Paper bag company
    • Brown Paper Goods Company was founded in 1918 and located to Libertyville in 1940. According to a 1951 Libertyville directory, Brown Paper Goods manufactured and printed "various types of bags used for packing of bakery products, coffee, candy,...
    • Coy Lumber Company

    • Cizek collection; Lumber mills; Lumber yards; Businesses
    • The Coy Lumber Company was located at 133 East Cook Avenue between Milwaukee Avenue and First Street. In addition to lumber, Coy sold feed, millwork, insulation, wall board, and roofing and building materials. The lumber yard also advertised...
    • Culligan Soft Water Service

    • Water service
    • Culligan Soft Water Service opened in 1936. Water softening devices were installed and serviced. In an area dependent on well water (such as Libertyville in the 1950s), soft water service was essential. After World War II, lake water became...
    • Condell Memorial Hospital

    • Cizek collection
    • Condell Memorial Hospital was built in 1928 with funds from the estate of Elizabeth Condell, who wished to build the hospital in memory of her parents. When it opened, the hospital had 25 beds. Funding for the construction of the hospital was truly...
    • Residence of Charles H. Kaiser

    • Cizek collection; Homes; Houses; Residences
    • This was the home of Charles and Anna Kaiser. It stood at the corner of Church Street and Wright Court. Kaiser was a local businessman who manufactured and sold harnesses and other types of horse equipment from a store on Milwaukee Avenue. Kaiser...
    • Liberty Liquors

    • Cizek collection; Alcohol stores ;
    • "We keep you in good spirits" claimed Liberty Liquors. They offered beer, assorted liquors, and American and imported wines, all available for delivery. The also sold bar accessories.
    • St. Joseph's Catholic School

    • Cizek collection; Catholic schools; School buildings; Schools
    • St. Joseph's Catholic School was built in 1925 at the corner of Maple Avenue and Park Place, just east of the church itself. The school was built by Petersen and Weeks of Waukegan at a cost of $80,000. The architects were Hyland & Corse of Chicago,...
    • Rudolph's Drive-In

    • Cizek collection; Drive-ins; ;
    • Located at 416 South Milwaukee Avenue, Rudolph's served coffee, sandwiches, sodas, ice cream sundaes and cones. Their fare was available at the counter or on a to-go basis. They also sold groceries and cold meats.
    • Ace Hardware

    • Cizek collection
    • In 1896 H. B. Eger built his hardware store just to the north of Schanck's Hardware Company. Eger sold the business to Ernie Griffis in 1935. Griffis was allied with a company named Ace Hardware and put up the sign shown in this photograph. In...

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