Daily Archives: January 18, 2012

Hawkeye History: January 18, 1981

Plans for the grand opening of the Old Capitol Mall were announced. The three anchor stores were JC Penney, Osco Drug, and Younkers, and other businesses slated to open included a cheese shop, record shop, delicatessen, theater, and a sporting goods store. Today, the center is home to many UI offices and services, including the University Bookstore and a QuickCare…

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