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Today...the same site (below) appears like this. The composite of two photographs reveals a big change in the last half-century. Some buildings remain that appear in the earlier picture, but they have undergone extensive remodeling. note how…
Today...the same stretch of Broadway has a modernized appearance. The buses, at lower left, have replaced the streetcars. And automobiles are everywhere. Few buildings remain that can be compared with those in the old picture. Missing are the…
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Today...this same section of Broadway takes on a much different appearance. Few buildings along the section remain the same. New paving, new street lighting, and new buildings account for the cleaner look. The old watering trough has been moved.
Today...the same block has a complete change in buildings. The City National Bank Building, and Beno's Store at left, demonstrate the modern trend in business buildings. The Dixie Shops and Buck's Booterie occupy the other two buildings.
Today...the same St. Peter's Church spire still stands, but the other buildings have either been rebuilt or remodeled. And this area now has modern mercury vapor lights. Beno's store occupies the old Pacific House site. Two new banks have been…
Broadway Past and Present
Broadway, looking west from Fourth street, in 1936