Old Paramus Pictures

 

 

WAY Back When!

 

 


Routes 4 & 17 "Cloverleaf"

 

First In the Nation?

 
 
 

 Roller Rink on Route 17 - 1956

 

(check out the grass divider)

 


Paramus Bathing Beach

NW Corner of Midland Ave. and Paramus Road

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

Johnny's Cash Market

(Midland Avenue next to the old school)

 

 


 

Paramus Drive In

(Route 4 East - Entrance to GSP)

 


Great Place to See a Movie

(way before the Century)

 


Route 17 - 1950's

 

 

 

 

 

 Route 17 N - Suburban Diner

 

 


 

 


 

 

 


 

Known for Farming 

 

Until the Shopping Center Frenzy

 

 

 Alexanders - 1969

 


 

Garden State Plaza

 


 

1960

Plaza Photos Courtesy of Michele See

 


 

Santa (East Side of 17)

1979

 


 

Santa at The GSP - 1960

 


Anyone Remember the Bells?

 


Gimbels

 


Macy's - 1960?

 


 

One of Several Fountains

 


 

 Couldn't Do This Today

 


 

 Rain and Snow - It Didn't Matter

 


 S.S. Kresge's

An Actual Five and Dime Store

 


Howard Clothes

When the GSP wasn't covered

 

 


 

The Bergen Mall

 

 

 

1960?

 


 

The Mall Get a Roof

 


 

In the Beginning

 


1961

The Early Days

 


This Lot Was Never Full Back Then

 


1961

Too Much Liability for Rides Today

 

 


Two Guys from Harrison

 

 


AND FINALLY

 

EJ KOrvettes

 

Check Out the Cars!

 

I see a 1958 Ford, 1957 T-Bird, 1962 Valiant, 1962 Chevy, and ?

 


 

Places to Eat?

 

No Problem

 


Suburban Diner Route 17 North

 

(when trucks were welcome!) 

 


Suburban Diner - 2012

 

 


Sandy's Hearth - Rte 4 West

 

 


Old Salt

 

(Route 4 East at the GSP Overpass - now a Honda dealership)

 

 


Pizza Town USA - Route 17 South

($0.25 slices and the $1.25 "Leave It to Us)

 


The Fireplace

 Still Going Strong

 


 The Chimes - Glen Avenue and Rte. 17 S

 

 Photo Courtesy of Carolyn Reichert - Class of '63

  


 

Hannah Krause's

 

Farview Avenue Exit from 17S

 

 


 

Manero's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE Place to Be After a Football Game

 

 


 

Holly's

 

Remember the flashing "Chicken in the Basket" sign?

 


Jahn's Ice Cream Palor

 

 

Look at the prices..."The Kitchen Sink" = $6.00

 

 

 

 

 


 

Komsa's Farm

Corner of Spring Valley Ave and Continental Ave

 

 

 


 

The Old Schools

 


 

Farview School - 1928

 

 


Midland School