Robbins Landing

1976 On January 30, ground was broken for the Senior Citizen Building, “Robbins Landing.” William Radloff, the senior citizen who lobbied for the bu...

Coming Soon!

When the 1300 seat Terrace Theatre opened in 1951, the spectacular venue was the most up-to-date, luxurious and comfortable theater in America. The last movie p...

West Broadway and Brookdale

1962 On February 20, 1962, the citizens of Robbinsdale, along with the rest of the nation, marveled at John Glenn’s rocketing into space and circling the ...

Growing the Library

1960 Census: 16,381 (a 45% increase since 1950) The decade of the sixties included a new bank, filtration plants, the revival of Crystal Lake, the formation of ...

Robin Center

1955 Easy to Shop… Easy to Park… Robin Center Hits the Mark! This year, Robin Center, a large addition to shopping facilities, opened. The swamp had...