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Home Furniture, 1201 Lake Murray Boulevard: Late September 2010 (open again)   8 comments

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Home Furniture in Irmo closed in late September. To the best of my recollection, I had never been on the segment of Lake Murray Boulevard below Columbiana Drive before, and there was a lot more development there than my memories of visiting the Lake Murray area 30 years ago would have led me to expect.

According to this PDF though, Home Furniture had been around a lot longer than 30 years ( and a lot longer than I have for that matter!) -- 63 years. Also, from the PDF, it appears that they had a temporary closing back in January 2010 so the original owner could retire. Assuming those plans went through, I'm guessing the continuing housing slump kept the store from coming back full strength after the transition. At any rate, this closing seems to be final, unfortunately -- the electronic sign was cycling through an offer to lease the building along with the closure notice.

(Hat tip to commenter Andrew)

UPDATE 14 July 2013: Commenter Andrew points to this story in The State saying that Home Furniture is open again. I have updated the post title to reflect that.

UPDATE 14 April 2014: Fixed above update date to say July 2013 instead of July 2014..

Written by ted on October 5th, 2010

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  1. In recent weeks, this place has reopened


    27 Jun 11 at 8:08 pm

  2. For many months I have had a vague intention of requesting that this post title be marked as 'open again' and this The State article is the strongest case I've been able to come across with regard to backing said request


    13 Jul 12 at 1:42 pm

  3. Within the last year, Home Furniture has liquidated (again) and now ProSourse Wholesale Floorcoverings is now in operation in this building...


    9 Feb 14 at 10:04 pm

  4. huh, July 2014? July 2011! And also, home furniture is now gone. Pro source is now open.


    14 Apr 14 at 2:12 pm

  5. Yep, that's right. Ted has a tachyon-powered computer.


    14 Apr 14 at 3:08 pm

  6. D'oh! -- fixed

    And I need to upload some pix of the second closing..


    14 Apr 14 at 10:38 pm

  7. Folks this building has had a ProSource of some type come and go but it has now been demolished into a pile of rubbel...


    14 Jul 21 at 2:53 pm

  8. When I went by this spot last week there was an emergency vet sign up, I believe that will be going in the location where this building once stood


    14 Jul 21 at 4:50 pm

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