A circa-'68 layout of the 1.3 million square foot YORKTOWN CENTER, the largest interior mall in Chicagoland and also its first 4-anchor shopping facility. The largest in town distinction was held for 5 years. It was relinquished with an expansion of WOODFIELD MALL that was completed in 1973.
A view of the exterior of the YORKTOWN Wieboldt's. The chain's twelth branch store housed 203,100 square feet.
Photo from Wieboldts Stores, Inc. Report 1986
We now view the inside of the mall. Its 2-level Woolworth's 5 & 10 would be a tenant for nearly 30 years. It shut down in 1997. Its space was leased as offices for a computer graphic film production company and was later occupied by a Steve & Barry's University Sportswear store.
Photo from http://www.flickriver.com / "Flickriver PhotoStream" / William Bird