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Old 05-20-2010, 05:32 PM
 
Location: South Central Texas
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I had no special memories of the "Toy Box". But, I was sure it was where I stated in my previous post. Maybe I'm remembering something else ..my memory isn't photographic. I finally went up on the hill to see the huge emptiness where the mall once stood. This was yesterday. We took the Gbaby to see a movie in the new Cinemax (I think it is) Theater. Went in Marshall's and a couple other stores. Oh well....the times they are a changin' on the south side.

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Old 07-07-2010, 07:15 PM
 
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Notice some are familiar with the houses built by Mr. McCreless. Was wondereing if he built the ones in the area of Betty Jean, Sally Gay, Cynthia Lynn, etc., off of E Southcross. Thanks
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Old 07-08-2010, 07:51 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Yep, I believe those were part of the McCreless developement also.
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Old 07-08-2010, 12:42 PM
 
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here's a pic I took when they were almost done with the demolition a few years back..
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Old 07-08-2010, 12:43 PM
 
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I worked at the Montgomery Ward's during the 07 Christmas season in the kids clothing department.. interesting times really.. I remember going out to the mall and getting fried rice and an eggroll from the little chinese food place.. remember Tito's pizza and I can never forget the Gold Mine and later, Tilt.
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:29 PM
 
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I remember in the 80's we would go across town there, and would eat at Luby's, go to Wards, Penny's, Woolworth, bdalton, and of course gold mine. Then stop at Orange Julius on the way out.

I was upset when they closed the bookstore in front of luby's.
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:04 PM
 
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Sad picture. Lot of memories in all that rubble!
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Old 07-16-2010, 02:16 AM
 
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The demolition picture with just the dome standing does bring back memories. I remember walking, standing, and sitting under it many a time.

*sighs*

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would you please settle an argument for a group of us....we were debating where The Toy Box was located in the mall.
was it on the side of Lubys or the side of Orange Julius....we know it was down near J C Pennys but we are arguing about the side.
I could be wrong but I also remember the Toy Box closer to JC Penny's (north end) but on the Orange Julius (west) side.

It was very near where Platter's used to be (in the 80's) and across from Woolworth's?
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:55 PM
 
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does anyone remember the name of the mexican restaurant inside the mall by jc penny? i believe it was across from merle norman cosmetics. and remember titos pizza. orange julius the best. also 579 clothing,the music store was it called platters? what about the store that was around the corner from chick fil a...handy andy with the little game u put money into the machine and a chicken used to **** a doodle doo and a plastic egg would come out with a prize...lol
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Old 12-28-2010, 10:36 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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The demolition picture with just the dome standing does bring back memories. I remember walking, standing, and sitting under it many a time.

*sighs*



I could be wrong but I also remember the Toy Box closer to JC Penny's (north end) but on the Orange Julius (west) side.

It was very near where Platter's used to be (in the 80's) and across from Woolworth's?
Sorry, it was just south of Woolworths on the same side of the mall. The east side.
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