Kresge's Five & Dime Stores

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former Kresge's
Baltimore, MD
This former Kresge's five-and-dime department store was built in 1938. It closed in the late 1970s and housed a couple drug stores. The building is currently occupied by a Lot Stores outlet.

For more about Kresge's, see these websites: 1 and 2.

former Kresge's
Manitowoc, WI
former Kresge's
Kenosha, WI
This former Kresge's in Manitowoc was built around 1928. The building was remodeled around 2007 to house "Manitowoc Main Street" a combination coffee shop and reail store.

This former Kresge's in Kenosha was built in 1924. This location closed around 1960. The building now houses Mike Bjorn's Fine Clothing. For more, see this website.

former Kresge's
Bay City, MI
This former Kresge's looks like it was built in the mid-1930s. It was definitely built by the 1940s. The building now houses a bank and other businesses. The exterior features red vitrolite glass tiles.

former Kresge's
Jackson, MI
This former Kresge's now houses Swan Creek Candle. It was built in the early 1900s. The facade was apparently updated in the Art Deco style.

former Kresge's
Ann Arbor, MI
former Kresge's
Detroit, MI
This former Kresge's in Ann Arbor was built in 1940. The building now houses Michigan Book & Supply. For more, see this website. There was an earlier Kresge's in Ann Arbor as well.

This former Kresge's in Detroit was built in 1936. The building was vacant when this photo was taken in 2011. The Kresge's label scar on the red vitrolite on the side of the building is still legible .

former Kresge's
Washington, DC
This former Kresge's has been home to the Jaleo restaurant since 1993. The building was constructed in 1918. Kresge's was in business here until at least 1982. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

former Kresge's
Augusta, ME
This former Kresge's was built in 1932. It became Jupiter, a latter-day Kresge's store, around 1970. It has been Stacy's Hallmark since 1978. In 2005, Stacy's created a new sign that looked more like the original Kresge's. In 2007, the storefront was restored (third photo) while incorporating Hallmark's colors. The copper features and pink mortar between the gold bricks were preserved.

Kresge Building
Schenectady, NY
I believe this Kresge Building was built in the 1930s.

Kresge Building
Waltham, MA
This Kresge Building is probably from the 1920s or earlier.

former Kresge's
Quincy, IL
This former Kresge's appears to be from the 1920s or 1930s.

former Kresge's
Providence, RI
This Kresge's Building was built in the 1930s.

Other Kresge's:
New Albany, IN
Detroit, MI: 1, 2
Detroit, MI
Detroit, MI
Detroit: 1, 2
Grand Rapids, MI [vintage]
Hamtramck, MI
Ypsilanti, MI [vintage; gone]
Milwaukee, WI [vintage]
Wheeling, WV
Toronto, ON
Toronto, ON
Montreal, QC [vintage]

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