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