A glimpse of Tower Avenue's past

The Telegram takes a stroll down Tower Avenue from years gone by.

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An 1899 picture shows Tower Avenue as the photographer looks south from North Third Street.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
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The picture shows 507-515 Tower Ave. in 1890.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
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The building at 712-714 Tower Ave. is shown in this 1890 photo.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
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A 1915 photo shows a scene at North 11th Street and Tower Avenue.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
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A 1909 photo peers north along Tower Avenue from the intersection with North 12th Street.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
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This picture of 311 Tower Ave. was taken in the 1930s.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
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The intersection of North Seventh Street and Tower Avenue is shown in this 1938 picture.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
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A crew focuses on Christmas decorations outside Siegel Brothers, 720 Tower Ave., in this 1938 photo.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
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A camera peers south along the Tower Avenue streetscape in 1939.
Contributed / Dean Hecht
Tower Avenue in the 1970s
A view of Tower Avenue in the 1970s.
Superior Telegram Archives
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1017-1019 Tower Avenue pictured in April 1990.
Superior Telegram Archives

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