EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on Richland Source in 2014.

An interesting storefront on Main Street that was hidden by siding for many years is once again in the light — and so it is easier to compare with images of that Mansfield block from earlier decades.

The Kobacker Room of DLX is named for the department store that occupied the space in most recent memory, and before that it was Berno’s, also a department store.

(Photos courtesy of the collections of Phil Stoodt and Richland County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society.

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