Urban and rural storefronts are disappearing in the wake of commercial developments and interstate highways.  Due to overcrowding, bypasses were built to go around the communities.  The industrial revolution became the commerical revolution. 

Every little town and city had thriving storefronts.  They lined both sides of Main Street. The street had a barbershop, beauty shop, hardware store, dime store, mom and pop store, the jeweler, the furniture and appliance store, and the drugstore.  (Read more...)

 
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NY036 Store Fronts - NY036: Bellerose Aug 1987 Bellrose Bellrose Liquors - Bellrose, New York More Info
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NY059 Store Fronts - NY059: Crotona Sept 1988 Bronx Miles Shoes - Bronx, New York More Info
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NY092 Music Stores - NY092: Albemarle Feb 1969 Brooklyn Music Shop - Brooklyn, New York More Info
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NY1039 Music Stores - NY1039: Embassy May 1986 Port Chester School of Music - Port Chester, New York More Info
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NY1067
NY1067 Store Fronts - NY1067: RKO Keith's Feb 1986 Richmond Hill RKO Keith's Richmond Hill Bingo - Flea Market - Richmond Hill, New York More Info
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NY1095
NY1095 Camera Stores - NY1095: State May 1979 Schenectady StateThe Grog Shoppe Flowers By Paul - Photo Lab Kodak - Schenectady, New York More Info
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NY1105
NY1105 Music Stores - NY1105: Southampton Nov 1967 Southhampton Southampton Music Store - Southampton, New York More Info
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NY1152 Store Fronts - NY1152: Uptown April 1983 Utica Electrolux Sales & Service - Utica - NY, New York More Info
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NY176 Music Stores - NY176: Loew's Kameo July 1972 Brooklyn Woodys Records - Brooklyn, New York More Info
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NY206
NY206 Music Stores - NY206: Premier Nov 1972 Brooklyn Premier Record Shop - Brooklyn, New York More Info
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NY292
NY292 Store Fronts - NY292: Lincoln Aug 1986 Buffalo Walter Construction - Buffalo, New York More Info
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NY355
NY355 Store Fronts - NY355: Norbury May 1988 Ellenville Abe's Taxi - Ellenville - NY, New York More Info
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NY357 Store Fronts - NY357: Shadowland May 1988 Ellenville Coin-Up Laundry - Dry CleaningWash-O-Mat - Ellenville - NY, New York More Info
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NY358 Dime Stores - NY358: Shadowland June 1988 Ellenville Woolworth - Ellenville - NY, New York More Info
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NY385 Store Fronts - NY385: Keith's RKO Dec 1981 Flushing - Flushing, New York More Info
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NY391 Store Fronts - NY391: Palace May 1986 Geneseo Palace Office Center - Geneseo - NY, New York More Info
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NY409 Store Fronts - NY409: Palace July 1980 Hamburg - Hamburg - NY, New York More Info
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NY436 Store Fronts - NY436: Loew's Valencia Feb 1986 Jamacia Loew's Valencia Tabernacle of Prayer - Jamaica, New York More Info
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NY467 Music Stores - NY467: Liberty Feb 1986 Liberty Willies Jewelry & Music Shop - Liberty - NY, New York More Info
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NY482 Store Fronts - NY482: Ohmann Aug 1981 Lyons Fox's News - Newstands, New York More Info
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NY489
NY489 Dime Stores - NY489: Criterion - Times Square May 1966 Manhattan Wooolworths - Manhattan, New York More Info
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NY537
NY537 Camera Stores - NY537: Cameo May 1986 Manhattan Bill's Coffee Shop - Camera Shop - Manhattan, New York More Info
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NY599
NY599 Store Fronts - NY599: Gotham Feb 1986 Manhattan Gotham Sloan's Grocery Market - Manhattan, New York More Info
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NY605 Store Fronts - NY605: Harem Feb 1986 Manhattan - Manhattan, New York More Info
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NY803 Music Stores - NY803: Variety July 1979 Manhattan Strings and Things - Manhattan, New York More Info
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OH270 Store Fronts - OH270: Circle Theater Nov 1979 Cleveland Circle TNT Discount Wigs - Cleveland, Ohio More Info
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OH361 Store Fronts - OH361: Milo Theatre Sept 1983 ClevelandRug Cleaning - Cleveland, Ohio More Info
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OH364 Store Fronts - OH364: New Broadway Oct 1979 ClevelandMen Charley's Shop - Cleveland, Ohio More Info
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OH470 Store Fronts - OH470: Pastime Sept 1983 CoshoctonStore Fronts - Columbus, Ohio More Info
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OH553 Store Fronts - OH553: Palace Sept 1979 Glouster PalaceMexican Shop - Glouster, Ohio More Info
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OH644 Store Fronts - OH644: Putman Jan 1984 MariettGift & Hobby Store - Marietta, Ohio More Info
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OH741 Store Fronts - OH741: Royal April 1982 Oak HarborHome Federal Savings - Oak Harbor, Ohio More Info
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OH792
OH792 Store Fronts - OH792: Richmond Loew's May 2006 Richmond Heights Richmond Loew's DSW Shoe Warehouse - Richmond Heights, Ohio More Info
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OH796 Store Fronts - OH796: Beach Cliff Jan 1984 Rocky River Beach CliffBeach Cliff Shopping Mall - Rocky River, Ohio More Info
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OH800 Store Fronts - OH800: Beach Cliff Nov 1986 Rocky River Beach CliffBeach Cliff Shopping Mall - Rocky River, Ohio More Info
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OH803 Store Fronts - OH803: Beach Cliff Feb 2005 Rocky River Beach Cliff Beach Cliff Shopping Mall - Rocky River, Ohio More Info
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OK027 Pawn Shops - OK027: Folly March 1985 DuncanThe Grill RestaurantBilly"s Pawn Shop - Duncan, Oklahoma More Info
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OK116 Pawn Shops - OK116: Tower March 1985 Oklahoma CityPawn Shop - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma More Info
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OK146 Pawn Shops - OK146: Seminole March 1985 SeminoleSwap Shop / Pawn - Seminole, Oklahoma More Info
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PA018 Store Fronts - PA018: Strand March 1986 Allentown Strand MY CIN Lingerie Loungewear - Allentown - PA, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA067 Store Fronts - PA067: Paramount July 1982 Braddock Paramount Alexander's Grocery - Braddock, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA072 Store Fronts - PA072: Galaxy July 1985 Bridgeville Galaxy Galaxy Videos - Bridgeville, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA126 Camera Stores - PA126: State Oct 1982 Easton Dont Drink The Water Easton Camera Center Sign - Easton - PA, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA166 Camera Stores - PA166: Everett May 1985 EverettMovie Title: Return of the JediEverett Restaurant - Hotel Grance Photo Lab - Everett - PA, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA179 Store Fronts - PA179: Kayton May 1983 Franklin Kayton Re-Arm Sports Center - Franklin - PA, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA237 Store Fronts - PA237: Knox May 1983 Knox Knox Sportsmen Outfitters - Knox - PA, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA290 Music Stores - PA290: Academy Oct 1982 Meadville Ridgemont High McGowan Music - Meadville, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA292 Antiques - Flea Markets - PA292: Crystal May 1985 Meadow Lands Crystal The Old Show Antiques - Meadow Lands, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA318 Store Fronts - PA318: Cirlce July 1982 New Kensington Cirlce Sons of Italy - Bingo Hall - New Kensington, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA323 Store Fronts - PA323: Ritz July 1982 New Kensington Ritz Recreation Hall - New Kensington, Pennsylvania More Info
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