A vintage view, with F.W. Woolworth in the foreground. Farther back we see signage proclaiming "Penney's". This store opened, as the chain's first full-line shopping center location, in November 1961. It was a transition between early "dry goods only" branches and full-line ("Penneys") stores.
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BLACK HORSE PIKE CENTER was completed in late 1961 and housed 497,000 leasable square feet and approximately thirty stores and services. At the time of this 1965 plan, a Penneys Auto Center (in dark gray) had just been added.


BLACK HORSE PIKE CENTER TENANTS 1974:

J.C. PENNEY (with attached Auto Center) / F.W. WOOLWORTH (with luncheonette) / E.J. KORVETTE (with Furniture & Carpet Center & Tire Center) / THRIFT DRUG (with luncheonette) / The Beauty Bank / Berda Linen Shops / Bond Clothes / Burt's Shoe Repair / Gene's Carousel Steak House / Pete's Center Barber Shop / Dairy Maid Candies & Cards / Deli-Fair Delicatessen / Docktor Pet Center / Fashion Bug / Father & Son Shoes / Haddon-Towne Togs / Happy Cobbler Shoe Repair / Horn & Hardart Baking Company / Jackman's Store for Men & Boys / Howard Johnson's Restaurant / Loft's Candies / Polly Brothers Company / Regal Shoes / Sears Arts, Crafts & Hobbies / Servis Cleaners / Sloan's Junior Bootery / Speed Wash Laundromat / Warren's Card & Gift Shop / York Stores