Browse Items (34 total)

  • Subject contains "Storefronts"

51t_640_cont_west_side_main_st1956.jpg
Creator: Cram, Arthur T.
Date: 1956

52b_640_torres.jpg
Description: "Best ice cream and candy ever!"

52t_640_common_sign.jpg
Description: "Torre's [ice cream] and Malden Dry Cleaners."

53b_640_readingsquare_fromcommon.jpg
Creator: Cram, Arthur T.
Date: 05-19-1956

54b_640_ne_main_havenst.jpg
Date: 1991
Description: "Retail establishments."

54t_640_ec_metcalfs_store.jpg
Date: 1904
Description: "Northeast corner of Main and Haven Streets, 1904 photo copy. 'Crockery and glassware'"

55b_640_site_willis_house.jpg
Date: 1990
Description: "Now retail stores."

57t_640_reading_theatre.jpg
Date: 1924
Description: "Owners Mr. [Edward] Turnbull and Mr. [Timothy] Rogers";"Present site of Fabric Town"

67b_640_business_block_havenst.jpg
Description: "Haven Street opposite Sanborn Street"

70_640_hole_in_ground.jpg
Date: 06-1957
Description: "Excavation has been going forward rapidly on the lot on Haven Street where the new Cooperative Bank building will be located. The building, formerly occupied by the Western Auto Associates store, is…[More]

reading-street-scenes.jpg
Creator: Wilson, Catherine
Date: 1949-1950
Description: Home movie by Catherine and Charles Wilson depicting scenes from Downtown Reading, MA circa 1950
Collection: Reading Home Movies

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Creator: Foulds, Alan
Date: 12-1999
Description: Hot Spot on Haven Street served as party headquarters for the Millennium Party. Hot Spot was owned by Anna "Ace" Foulds, and closed in June 2012. It was in business for 19 years.
Collection: Our Town, Your Story