The Greensburg Daily News ran an article on June 28, 1979, titled, “The Levenstein Story: 70 Years of Service to Homemakers of Southeastern Indiana.” Customers were quoted saying: “Our parents, grandparents, and even our great grandparents bought rugs, carpets, and other flooring from Levenstein’s, so we are keeping it alive, a family tradition.”
Now, 38 years later, we can add great-great-grandparents to the long list of satisfied families who have been serviced by Levensteins Abbey Carpet.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Levenstein opened its first store in August 1909. The Levenstein department store handled clothing, yard goods, and floor coverings. Following the passing of Mr. Levenstein in 1927, his son, Mose A. Levenstein, took over management of