The Court of Birds



Chico, a popular talking parrot, greeted shoppers with a cheery, "Welcome to Chris-Town."

The intersection of Woolworth's and Wards in the background formed the southwest corner of the mall.



Early promotional photo. There were originally ten cages and sixty-four birds in the COB.



View from Woolworth's, 1961. Note the Bowen Roadrunner in foreground.