I found this postcard for sale online. I have never seen that angle before. To give you an idea of where you are, the lady on the right is standing next to Grammont Street. Of course, the big white building on the left is the Central Savings Bank building, built in 1906. It was beautiful! … Continue reading Turn of the Century South Grand
Another great video of the history of the Central Bank Building. https://youtu.be/C2IPWEGBdBs
This is a great shot up South Grand Street around 1910. The big pretty white building on the left was built in 1906, the same time the streetcars were put in (you can see one coming down the street.). Unfortunately, the building was torn down in the 1970's.
Judging by the dress and automobiles, this was taken in the mid to late 1940's. It shows a view of Jackson Street taken from DeSiard. You can see Monroe city buses lined up next to the Central Savings Bank & Trust Company building. The sign on the front bus says they are going to Bernstein … Continue reading Jackson Street circa 1945
I love this one! The water was incredibly low during the summer of 1907. Can you imagine wading across the Ouachita? The big building in the foreground is Ouachita National Bank and Central Savings Bank and Trust Company building built the year before on Grand Street. It would be torn down the 70's. The building … Continue reading Monroe’s Riverfront in 1907.