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Homewood’s long-running Ford dealership changes hands

Homewood still has a Ford dealership, but after 91 years and the record as the village's longest running continuous business, Van Drunen Ford, at 3233 183rd St., has a new owner.

On June 24, the business on one of the village's major thoroughfares changed hands and changed names. Today it is Ford of Homewood.

Current owner Steve Phillipos, a Chicago native who also owns Chevrolet of Homewood, said he was inspired to buy the business because he wanted another dealership in the area which is filled with “wonderful people, great expressways and great community."

“I think it will . . .

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