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Parkview Inn Reopens on Route 66
Meet Rick McCormick (owner and operator) of The Parkview Inn on Route 66 in Bloomington, Illinois. He and his family have owned the restaurant for 23 years. Rick also owns Redbird Catering and has a list of the total of 9 owners of the Parkview Inn since 1928. It is the oldest restaurant in Bloomington, Illinois on Route 66. There is a hometown pride for this place and it's rich heritage. Since it has been rebuilt after the fire and now open, the parking lot has been full, demonstrating the community's warm welcome of The Parkview Inn's owner and it's rightful return on Route 66.- by Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway correspondent Rod Ferguson.