Where did all the stores go in Little Italy? There was a time when you could purchase all the items you needed from family-owned stores in this neighborhood.
Here is an ad for Columbus Furniture Company at 440 West 18th Street in Erie, PA. It was printed in the Erie Daily Times on January 3, 1928.
Confectioner Fred Ore operated a store at 440 West 18th St. in 1922.
This building was located on the north side of West 18th Street near Chestnut St. in Erie, PA. The building no longer stands. There is a small plaza which includes 438-440-442-444 West 18th St. It is just east of the Trinity Center. St. Paul Catholic Church and the old Columbus Elementary School are located within walking distance.
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