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
Tag: Restaurant Cotton
J.S. Bloch Wholesale and Retail Wines, Liquors, Beers, Cigars
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!
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