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UPPER BROADWAY.jpg
Photograph of Upper Broadway. East from approximately Fourth Street.

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Photograph of Pearl Street from Broadway. West side. New State Savings Bank building built on this corner in 1946.

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Photograph of the Ogden Hotel. Southeast corner of Park Avenue and Broadway. Built in 1876.

NEW GOVERNMENT BUILDING AND POST OFFICE.jpg
Photograph of new government building and post office. Southwest corner of Sixth Street and Broadway. Dedicated in 1888. Enlarged twice. Torn down in 1950.

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Photograph of middle Broadway. North side of Broadway from Fourth Street toward Bryant Street. Area now included in shopping center.

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Photograph of the Masonic Temple. East side of Fourth Street at Broadway Intersection. State Bank and Trust Drive in entry on this site.

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Photograph of Dohany's Opera House and Broadway. Northeast corner Sixth Street and Broadway. Later the Strand Movie Theater. Burned December 11, 1974.

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"Now" Is Any Autumn Afternoon...looking east on Broadway toward the Fourth Street intersection citizens see the spot where parades have marched in tribute to local heroes for 55 years.

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Looking west from north side of Broadway and the viaduct, at about 8th or 9th Street. Land is cleared, with small mounds of dirt dotting the strip of land.

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Broadway Viaduct...has already carried thousands of vehicles over the railroad tracks.
[looking west from 8th Street]

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Photo from street level, beside (below) the Broadway viaduct from next to Nav's Tavern at 1013 West Broadway.

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Cracked cement and for sale signs...spell a gloomy picture on vacant buildings like this one at Pearl Street and Broadway. The handsome building has been vacant for years.

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Scattered weeds...peak[sic] through the sidewalks near 28th Street and Broadway as well as other spots along the strip. Weeds are not unique to any one spot along the strip.

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Road and business signs...welcome eastbound visitors to Council Bluffs. Wedged in between the Second Avenue sign and the noise ordinance sign is a notice that this site will someday hold a "municipal recognition sculpture." Putting up a sign for…

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Less than optimistic in appearance...lots up for sale seem to be havens for weeds.

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Future plans...look bright for the Wickham-Beno buildings in the 500 block of West Broadway, but for many months now, windows have simply been papered over.

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Flowers and landscaping...like this at Burger King, 3209 W. Broadway, have made several restaurants, banks and other kinds of businesses notable exceptions on a drive through Council Bluffs via Broadway.

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Though it's the nature of the business...a scrap metal operation isn't a very pretty panorama picture as travelers pass over the Broadway viaduct between 15 and 8th Streets.

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Bill Hargis...(left) and Terry Gilliland have been working on a graphic design for Diamond Vogel Paint Store, 2320 W. Broadway. A few coats of paint could make a big difference for some of the businesses in the area.
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