Tag Archives: NE 75th Street

Dairy Queen in Wedgwood

The first Dairy Queen store opened in Illinois in 1940 with immediate success.  The menu started out with ice cream and sundaes but soon expanded to malts, milkshakes, and banana splits.  The company began to register its trademark products and … Continue reading

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The Wedgwood Safeway

The intersection of 35th Ave NE and NE 75th Street had no buildings at any of the four corners until after 1946.  The only building near to the corner was Ida’s Inn at 7500 35th Ave NE, which began as … Continue reading

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Street-grade: ups and downs in Wedgwood

Wedgwood’s main commercial corridor is along 35th Ave NE which was first declared an arterial in 1934.  Some improvements were made at that time, including some widening and some road-grading to level out the surface and make it more passable … Continue reading

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