SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The building at 1735 S. Glenstone has a 59-year relationship with Springfield consumers.
It was built in December 1961 as the old Kats City Drug Store. The mix of innovative construction materials and unusual tectonic linkages. Designed by the famous architectural group of Kivett & Myers & McCallum has proven to be a distinctive cornerstone in Springfield’s history.
The location was chosen because of its proximity to the Glenstone .Sunset junction and its closeness to Springfield’s expanding Southwest sector.
Days of development
After 124 days of development, the supermarket would be 525 feet wide by 443 feet deep. 74,500 square feet in size. It employed over 200 retail clerks and employees to sell over 50,000 goods.
Katz Drug occupied the building until 1971 when it merged with Skaggs Drug Manufacturer .relaunched the shop as Skaggs Thrifty City.
Skaggs was bought out by Jewel Companies, the parent company of Osco Drug. Moreover, which ran a store around this address until 2007 when CVS Corporation bought it out. CVS maintained a pharmacy at this site until 2019, when the business announced it would close on April 1, 2019.
CVS Pharmacy is among the leading retail pharmacy chains in the United States, having 9,600 locations operating mainly underneath the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, Yearns Drugs, Navarro Discounted Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre brands in all 50 states, the Districts of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
CVS Pharmacy fills over one out of every five medications prescribed in the United States, and 85% of the united states population resides within 10 miles of a CVS Pharmacy. The ExtraCare loyalty programme has approximately 70 million cards, making this the country’s most extensive customer loyalty programme.
MinuteClinic retail treatment centres are located within CVS Pharmacy stores around the United States. It is the country’s largest walk-in medical facility.
Universal Accordant provides rare illness protection and integrated care services to patients and carers with uncommon, chronic conditions. Most clients are health insurance companies, employers, and third-party administrations (TPAs). CVS Health Corporation operates the firm as a fully-owned subsidiary.
Coram is a leading supplier of infusion services, medical and regulatory monitoring, and customised patient counselling and education in the United States. Coram serves 140,000 patients each year through a nationwide program of more than 85 facilities, including the most extensive home infusion system in the world. CVS Health bought the firm in August 2015 and now operates as a complete majority shareholder of CVS Health Corporation.