Harvey’s Hamburgers was located on the 1500 block of Lancaster Ave in Shillington, where Friendly’s parking lot now is. I could find no additional information about when this place opened or closed, so if you know, please leave a comment.
Way before all the well known “Icons’ in the hamburger business like “MacDonalds”, “Burger King”,
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The Shillington Shopping Center has been around for many decades. Pictured below is the Food Fair and W. T. Grant Co. stores from the 1950s. Did you ever shop here?
The only thing that appears the remain the same in the past 60 years are the entrance lights to the parking lot. Though one is … Read the rest
Pictures were taken by my Grandfather of the Grand Opening of the Volkswagen Dealership located at 1211 Lancaster Ave in the 1960s. It was diagonally across the street from the Red Barn Restaurant. Today, it is occupied by Glass & Son’s Collision Repair. Did you ever buy a car here?
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In the early 1970s (’70/’71) , houses were relocated in West Wyomissing to make way to the future Route 222 to be built. My mother was a kid living on Girard Avenue at the time, and remembers the houses from Reading Avenue and Cleveland being moved to both sides of the most eastern section of … Read the rest
Came across this image of Miss Shillington and Miss Greater Reading standing next to an antique car. The image is from 1958, and taken in the parking lot of the Shillington Shopping Center. It appears to be some sort of antique car show going on in the parking lot. If you have any more information … Read the rest