I wish the men in the photo were identified! This building still stands on North Grand Street.
Tag: North Grand
Employees of the Southern Grocer Co., Limited
I had to reduce this page to get the whole thing on one image! The Southern Grocer company was on North Grand Street, next to the railroad tracks on the river, where parking for Vantage tower is now. They later moved to the block bordered by 8th, 9th, Olive and Breard Streets. North Grand Street … Continue reading Employees of the Southern Grocer Co., Limited
The Ferd Levi Building
Illustration from the 1893 Worlds Fair Edition, Monroe Evening News. You may not recognize the name of the building listed on the description, but I guarantee you know the building! Most long-time residents still refer to it as the Ferd Levi building, but today, people know it as Cotton Restaurant. Before either one though, it … Continue reading The Ferd Levi Building
North Grand and Walnut
This area looks a tad different today. What you are looking at is the intersection of North Grand and Walnut Streets around 1920. The Bohemia Hotel sits where a parking lot is now. I call it the triangular lot. In the foreground is the Southern Hardware and Sugar Brothers Opera House, which is now undergoing … Continue reading North Grand and Walnut