If you hear someone refer to Penn Square in Reading, they are speaking of the 400 and 500 blocks of Penn Street with the center being 5th Street. It marks the center of downtown Reading, which used to be adorned with shops on both sides of the street. Below downtown Reading is pictured in the 1930s, when trollies ruled and the entire street was just open macadam.… Read Full Article
Paul’s was a men’s clothing store at 527 Penn St in the 50s and 60s. Couldn’t find a date on when it closed.
Today the building is occupied by a pizza place.… Read Full Article