Friday, October 13, 2006

Penneys at Lima Mall

Lima, Ohio - circa 1960s

Vintage view of the Penneys entrance (and a nice looking one) at Lima Mall, as seen from the parking lot.

Mall history: 1960s - present
Current website: here
Current aerial view
Previous entries: none


Blogger Chris Sobieniak said...

I remember when I used to see the Pennys logo like that!

Fri Oct 13, 12:45:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's a rather interesting building design. Most stores (only 4-5 of them) I've seen that were built during JCPenney's "Penneys" era had mostly plain, blocky design elements.

Fri Oct 13, 04:23:00 PM  
Blogger Scott Parsons said...

I love that old logo.
While at lunch, an older woman stopped to ask where Penney's was. The guy I was with said "What's Penney's?"
Guess it's "JC Penney" now.

Fri Oct 13, 07:03:00 PM  
Blogger Livemalls said...

Cool looking old store. Penney's didn't utilize arch motifs often, but they usually did pretty well with them.

Sat Oct 14, 12:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That old logo Penney's logo was really cool. Their new logo and stores are really do they stay in business?

Sat Oct 14, 09:04:00 AM  
Blogger Chris Sobieniak said...

Should be noted their "new" logo has been around since the late 70's I think.

Sun Oct 15, 05:56:00 PM  
Blogger Livemalls said...

Yeah, the 'new' logo dates from 1971 and is just as nice as the old logo, if a bit less distinctive.

Mon Oct 16, 09:01:00 AM  

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