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Back in the the early days of the Mainstreet Redevelopment Association, Famous Liquors, was located practically at Circle/ Madison, 7339 Madison to be exact.  At that time Mayor Lorraine Popelka proposed a plan to relocate the liquor store to its present day location at 7714 Madison, using tax incentives to help foster the move. 

For more historical images and stories along Circle Ave:

Near Circle Avenue and Harlem 1979 click here.

Circle Video on Madison and Circle in 1981.  Click here.

Circle Soap Box Derby over the years. Click here.

Circle Avenue 100 years ago click here.

Grant School at Circle and Randolph a 100 years ago, click here.