Walgreens Stores

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The Walgreen Company drug store chain was founded in Chicago, IL in 1901. By 1919, there were 20 stores in the chain. By 1934, there were 601 stores in 30 states. The company bought out Duane Reade and Rite Aid in the 2010s. By 2019, there were 9,277 stores around the country. For more, see this website.

Lincoln, NE
former Walgreens
Mobile, AL
This Walgreens was built in 1948 as a Walgreen Drugs. For more, see this website. [map]

This Walgreens in Mobile was built in 1938. The building now houses Source One Legal Copy. [map]

New Orleans, LA
2010: 2020:
This Walgreens in New Orleans also opened in 1938. It was their fifth store in Louisiana. There were about 500 other stores in the U.S. at the time. This store is still open. The wording on the sign has been changed a little. It originally read "Cigars" instead of "Photo." It read "Cafeteria" instead of "Prescriptions." Around 2013, the neon was replaced with LED tubing. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

San Antonio, TX
This Walgreens opened in 1936. In 2008, the building was demolished and replaced with a new one. The signs were saved, restored, and reinstalled. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

former Walgreens
West Palm Beach, FL
This Walgreens was operating here by 1955. The building has housed Duffy's Sports Grill since 2011. For more, see this website. [map]

former Walgreens
Miami, FL
Miami Beach, FL
The former Walgreens in Miami was built in 1936. It was designed by Zimmerman, Saxe and MacBride with E. A. Ehmann as an associate architect. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It remained a Walgreens until the mid-1980s. The building features a curved corner entrance and ribbon windows. The Walgreens originally had a soda fountain and its own ice cream plant. The building housed the La Epoca department store from 2005-2018. In 2021, the building was being redeveloped as "Julia & Henry's" which will be a mix of restaurants, retail, and office space. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Walgreens building in Miami Beach was built in 1955. I don't know what was here originally but it housed a Lum's restaurant at one time. The building was remodeled as a Walgreens in 2008. [map]

Miami Beach, FL
The Walgreens was built in 2011 with mid-century modern looking details. [map]

More Walgreens Stores:
Phoenix, AZ
Skokie, IL
Muskegon, MI [map]

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