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Scratch Dr. Wax

NeonThe downtown Evanston music store Dr. Wax has hung up the going out of business sign.

The 16-year old store, which sells new and used CDs, has struggled for years in the face of growing competition from online music sales.

Dr. Wax sign

Some time back the store stopped buying used CDs from customers, a leading indicator that the shop, at 1615 Sherman Ave. in the landmark Hahn Building, likely was not long for this world.

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