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Pepsi - "Woodfield Challenge" (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 1723

Here's a commercial featuring the "Pepsi Challenge" at the Woodfield Shopping Center (Woodfield Mall) in Schaumburg, IL. Featuring Laflora Fryer, Jill Hanson, and other unnamed participants.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, December 9th 1977 during the 9am to 10am timeframe.

Hawthorn Center - "Share The Holidays" (Commercial, 1978)

Views: 1952

Here's a holiday commercial for Hawthorn Center mall located in Vernon Hills near Routes 60 and 21. Featuring "Twigs at Hawthorn Center" (?)

"Call it a good day. Call on Hawthorn Center."

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, December 5th 1978 during the 3:30 to 5pm timeframe.

Fox Valley Center - "Lifestyles Exhibit" (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 1828

Here's another of the goofy commercials featuring the Sesame Street reject puppets, for the Fox Valley Center mall (now known as Westfield) in Aurora, Illinois. That week featuring "Lifestyles Exhibit". (are they showing people how to live or a bunch of condoms?)

"Where the good times hide..." (??)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, March 9th 1983.

Fox Valley Center - "Antique Showcase" (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 1920

Here's a goofy commercial for the Fox Valley Center mall (now known as Westfield) in Aurora, Illinois. That week featuring "Antique Showcase - Thursday through Sunday".

"Where the good times hide..." (??)

This commercial aired on local Chicago television on Wednesday, February 2nd 1983.

Oakbrook Center - "What I Want For Christmas" (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 877

Here's a brief, 10-second commercial for Oakbrook Center in the Village of Oak Brook, with a fur coat-wearing lady delivering a long list to Santa of what gifts she wants for Christmas - from such brands as Bonwit Teller, Neiman Marcus, Sears, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Marshall Field's.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, December 18th 1981 during the 4:30pm to 5:30pm timeframe.

Old Chicago - "Charlie Baffle" (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 18747

Here's a rare commercial (one of only two I've found so far) for the combination shopping mall & indoor amusement park called Old Chicago! This one features Charlie Baffle - "Mayor" of Old Chicago.

Old Chicago was located in Bolingbrook.

This aired on local Chicago TV sometime between April 10th - April 15th 1977.

Woodfield Mall - "We Have It All!" (Commercial, 1984)

Views: 2023

Here's a Christmas themed commercial for Woodfield Mall - located on Route 53 at Golf Road in Schaumburg.

"We have it all for you!"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, November 14th 1984 during the 9:00pm to 9:30pm timeframe.

Fox Valley Center - "Follow the Fox" (Commercial, 1975)

Views: 1008

Here's an early commercial (possibly the first?) for Fox Valley Center in Aurora (which had just opened in 1975), featuring an animated fox as he hides behind a tree, snacks at a table and emerges with various items, with an admonition to "just follow the Fox."

Fox Valley Center is now known as just Fox Valley Mall, and was formerly Westfield Fox Valley.

Two later commercials for this mall, both from 1983, can be found

Pet World - "Santa's Special Store" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 1122

Here's a commercial for Pet World - "Santa's Special Store". With locations at:

Brementowne Mall
Deerbrook Center
Harlem Irving Plaza
Hawthorn Center
Lakehurst Shopping Center
Randhurst Shopping Center
River Oaks West
Woodfield Mall

(has some tracking issues)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, December 19th 1980.