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In 1971, pizza cost 25 cents a slice

In 1971, pizza cost 25 cents a slice at "Pizza D'Amore" at Broadway Commons (then called the Mid-Island Shopping Plaza) in Hicksville. Credit: Newsday/Cliff De Bear

Broadway Commons, formerly the Broadway Mall, in Hicksville started as an open-air shopping center called Mid-Island Shopping Plaza in the 1950s. It's home to Long Island's only IKEA. Photos by Newsday/Cliff De Bear; Newsday/Karen Wiles Stabile and Daniel Goodrich

In 1971, pizza cost 25 cents a slice
Credit: Newsday/Cliff De Bear

In 1971, pizza cost 25 cents a slice at "Pizza D'Amore" at Broadway Commons (then called the Mid-Island Shopping Plaza) in Hicksville.

Children play in the Children's Play Area at
Credit: Newsday Staff/Karen Wiles Stabile

Children play in the Children's Play Area at the Broadway Mall in Hicksville, Tuesday, July 19, 2005 . (Newsday Photo/Karen Wiles Stabile)

Ikea, which opened at the Hicksville mall in
Credit: Business/Daniel Goodrich

Ikea, which opened at the Hicksville mall in 1991, draws shoppers from all over.

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