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Today...Wilcox greenhouses on East Pierce St. cover more than a square block, range clear to the top of the hill and are quite well screened by large shade trees. Between the time of these two pictures, Pierce St. was paved twice.

When J.F Wilcox first started in the greenhouse business on East Pierce St., shortly before the turn of the century, this is how it looked. Only a few greenhouses and a large vineyard covered the east slope in the 1100 block.

Today...looking down the street from the same intersection the picture is completely changed. The wide paving offers a smooth thoroughfare for motorists entering the city. The street is lined with large shade trees. At right is the J.F. Wilcox…
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