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Sunday, September 25, 2011

History: Airport Plaza Shopping Center, Hazlet

The 11 October 1956 edition of The Matawan Journal provides a list of the first companies to sign leases at Airport Plaza on Route 36 in Hazlet.
Christmas 1958 Sun Ray Drugs sale ad in The Matawan Journal.

Raritan Township Board of Health Monday approved the sanitary distribution system for Airport Plaza Shopping Center to be located at the southwest corner of Route 36 and Middle Rd.

Stephen Atkins, Fair Lawn, informed the board that the Shopping Center was fully rented. He said Philip J. Levin, Plainfield, its builder, had already signed leases with W. T. Grant 5 and 10 chain, the Grand Union chain, the Sun Ray Drug Co. chain, the Thom McAn shoe chain, the Jay Ann Shops Inc., women wear chain, and the Taft Store Inc.. the fast service cleaner chain. He said the Center would have a 600 foot front and 1000 car parking.

Christmas 1959 People's National Bank of Keyport ad in The Matawan Journal
Christmas 1959 W T Grants ad in The Matawan Journal


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