Albion Interactive History / 619 Austin Avenue

Albion Interactive History

Albion Interactive History / Buildings / Austin Avenue

619 Austin Avenue

Tyszko’s Grocery at 619 Austin Avenue was a “west endlandmark from 1927 until it closed in 1990. Originally owned by Teofil Tyszko (1887-1980), it sold groceries and fresh-cut meats, and was the first store in Albion to be granted beer and liquor licenses. On the left is the Fred Smith service garage; on the right is the service station of Warren G. Hooper. This photo was taken in 1939. (Photo courtesy of Ruth [Romanchuk] Dean).

Source: Frank Passic. Albion in the 20th Century. Chicago, IL: Arcadia Publishing. 2002.

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