The Cook's name was the flagship brand of the Cook United Corporation. [1] Finanicial troubles at the corporate level resulted in the closing of all the locations in Toledo, which at the time consisted of locations on North Byrne Road, North Reynolds Road, Lewis Avenue, Woodville Road, Buckeye Street, Monroe Street and Sylvania Avenue. [2]

Locations

North Byrne Road

 

North Reynolds Road

 

Lewis Avenue

 

Woodville Road

 

Buckeye Street

After this location closed, the building remained vacant for some years until finally razed by the city. What is left now of the original building, is the foundation, parking lot, and the some concrete lamp post mounts.

The former Buckeye St. entrance way. Cook's Buckeye Street Location.

taken by one Mr. C. Eichenberg in Fall of 2011.

A view of the parking lot, with lamp post mounts.
Cook's Buckeye Street Location.

taken by one Mr. C. Eichenberg in Fall of 2011.
This appears to be the foundation, the last remnants of the main building.
Cook's Buckeye Street Location.

taken by one Mr. C. Eichenberg in Fall of 2011.

 

United North is in the process of trying to get this area redeveloped. [3]

Monroe Street

 

Sylvania Avenue

 

External Links.

[1] Wikipedia, 2007. //&quot;List of defunct department stores of the United States&quot;.// [Online] (26 DEC 2012) Available at: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_defunct_department_stores_of_the_United_States#Ohio> [Accessed 13 JAN 2013].

[2] Toledo Blade, 1987. //&quot;Cook's To Close All 7 Stores In Toledo Area, Lay Off 350 Workers, Firm Says
&quot;.// [Online] () Available at: <http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=-xJPAAAAIBAJ&sjid=4AIEAAAAIBAJ&dq=cook's%20toledo&pg=2506%2C3976344> [Accessed 13 JAN 2013].

[3] United North, n.d.. //&quot;Current Projects&quot;.// [Online] () Available at: <http://www.unitednorth.org/VillageCouncil/CurrentProjects.html> [Accessed 13 JAN 2013].

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