I really think this one is mislabeled. I can find no Blake's Music Shop but there WAS Kaliski Music Co. Ltd., located at 322 De Siard Street. Who knows? UPDATE: As Mr. Carbrey pointed out below, Blake's Music Store was listed in an 1899 directory I posted previously about in a thread almost four years … Continue reading Blake’s Music Store or Kaliski?
This is a rare, grainy photo I found! It shows men erecting a pole (probably electric!) on the corner of Jackson and DeSiard Streets. To give you an idea, the vacant lot is where the Central Bank and Trust Company building is now. You can see Kaliski Music Company in the back. The building later … Continue reading Turn of the Century DeSiard