Gottschalk Grocery

Gottschalk's, 2013 (SCHS photo)

Former Gottschalk Grocery, 301 W. Edwards St., 2013 (SCHS photo)

Gottschalk Grocery, a National Register of Historic Places site at 301 W. Edwards St. in Springfield, began operating in a frame building starting in 1887. The current structure was built in two stages from 1898 to 1910.

The store, which operated until 1971, was considered a “fine quality food store,” according to Fever River Research’s West Side Capitol Avenue report (1998, revised 2005) and counted among its customers the Bunns, Pattons, Vredenburghs and several Illinois governors.bridge

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