Who would have thought that two photos of downtown Monroe in the summer of 1972, could be found in the collection of a New York art museum? The Metropolitan Museum of Art no less! Today, on the 151st anniversary of their opening, I thought I would share a Monroe item found in their collection! The … Continue reading Downtown Monroe, 1972
Everyone should know this building. Most people know it today as Cotton's Restaurant. The wood floors and ceilings, along with the columns are still there. I have heard the bar is now in a private home. Still a very beautiful building, inside and out!
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