RICHMOND'S UNCOMMON CARD & GIFT STORE SINCE 1991

History

Carytown circa 1938
Vivacious Lady starring Ginger Rogers & James Stewart was playing at the Byrd Theater when this photo was taken. Can you spot the future home of Mongrel?

Mongrel lives in what used to be two separate buildings. Here is a list of previous businesses / tenants that have occupied the two buildings.

2922 West Cary Street

1928-1954
Brook’s Shoe Store

1955-1958
Reid’s Toyville

1959
Vacant

1960-1961
McGarvey Piano & Organ Repair

1962-1979
Fuqua & Sheffield Flowers & Gifts
(combines with 2924)

1980
Vacant

1981-1983
Cary Windsor Gallery of Fine Art

1984-1994
Best Appliance & Repair

2924 West Cary Street

1928-1930
West End Ark – General Merchandise

1931
Horace Blakley – General Merchandise

1932
Spitzer Cleaning & Dying

1933
Refrigeration Service Co.
& Roper’s Radio Shop

1934-1935
Roper’s Radio Shop
Roper’s Cleaners

1936
Jack & Jill Children’s Clothes
Nancy Muriel Beauty Shop

1937-1938
Naomi’s Art Shop (knitting supplies)

1939-1941
Nu-Way Cleaners
Beacon Book Library

1942
Vacant

1943-1979
Fuqua & Sheffield Flowers & Gifts

1980-1983
Cary Windsor Gallery of Fine Art

1984-1991
Fruit Baskets Unlimited

1991-1993
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