Louisville Avenue doesn't look like this anymore! These houses were all demolished or moved when Louisville became a business district around the 1940's.
This once stood at the corner of 3rd and Louisville around WWII. When I zoomed in on the sign in the window, it gave me the name of the gas station: Using that name, I found an ad for the grand opening of the station in 1935. Grand opening ad in the March 1, 1935 … Continue reading The North Side Service Station
This is an interesting aerial shot looking straight up DeSiard. Louisville curves off to the left. It may not look familiar, since the 165 overpass is not there yet! Do you see ULM (Northeast Jr. College back then) off in the distance? This area is called Five points, or New Five Points. The old Five … Continue reading “New” Five Points