Saturday, January 14, 2017


The insides of the stores of today are attractive, well-designed and clean (for the most part.) Here are a few pictures of the interiors of a few businesses from yesteryear. Click on the images to make them larger. 

Patecek's Shoe Store

These two may be showing Champagne Grocery

Interior of Champagne's Feed & Seed (above), at the corner of Columbia and Kirkland Streets. The man behind the counter is Ike Champagne. The feed store later became Champagne's Furniture Store.

Rauch's Bar in Abita Springs, 1925

Ideal Pharmacy in Madisonville

Band's Store, Mandeville, LA