Archive for the ‘appliances’ tag
Piggly Wiggly Store No. 102 / Display Center, 655 Saint Andrews Road: 2001 / 30 November 2011 26 comments
This was the first location for Piggly Wiggly store number 102.
If I have the story straight, then this store closed in 2001, moved and re-opened in the former Harris Teeter at 4350 Saint Andrews Road (and then closed for good).
After that, the Display Center appliance store moved in, and closed on 30 November 2011, leaving an interesting assortment of items behind.
(Hat tip to commenter Andrew)
UPDATE 4 September 2012: Fixed typo in DC closing date.
Rosewood Appliance Center / DC Taylor Realty & Management Company / Rosewood Elementary School / Artshack Gallery & Supplies, 3000 Rosewood Drive: 2010 (etc) no comments
This little building on Rosewood Drive near the former Keg O' Nails was obviously a family house in the beginning. Apparently used appliance store Rosewood Appliance Center was there for around 25 years, lasting at least until 2010.
I'm not sure of the order of the follow on businesses, though I suspect that Artshack was the most recent (and which almost must be related to Art Shack Gallery Cafe). I'm quite puzzled by the fact that googling "3000 Rosewood Dr" consistently turns up Rosewood Elementary School. Clearly this building is *not* the nearby District One school. All I can think is that either A) This is a complete error that has been propagated from one web site to another or B) The school at one time leased this building as an overflow office or some such.
I'm drawing a complete blank on Appliance Professional in West Columbia just across from Zesto. I'm sure I saw it open many times, but not being in appliance-buying-mode, my eyes just skipped right over it. Anyway, it appears they moved to Saint Andrews Road (East of Broad River Road) this summer and the building is now available.
Really, the building isn't that interesting, but I like the reflections of the Zesto cone.
UPDATE 24 Sep 2010: Added a picture of the front side of the building that I forgot.