When it opened about 1960, Algonquin Manor Purchasing Middle, a sprawling midcentury fashionable complex, was touted with nice fanfare. It might be larger and higher than its sister center to the south, Dixie Manor, which had been an unlimited success as it was surrounded by the quickly growing suburbs of Shively and Pleasure Ridge Park. Unfortunately, Algonquin Manor was situated in what is likely to be termed a ‘fringe’ area that was anticipated to improve but went the opposite means instead. The consequence was a woefully quick lifespan. In the distance is a Ben Snyder Division retailer, an area chain.
Brookdale is lengthy gone. Torn down this previous summer season. Folks did not go there because of the shut proximity and ease to get there from the troubled areas of North Minneapolis. Crime was getting out of hand. As one that grew up going to Brookdale I no longer went … Read more