Read e-book online Boulder: Evolution of a City PDF

By Silvia Pettem

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Boulder: Evolution of a City has captivated novices, travelers, and longtime citizens for years with its dramatic visible and narrative presentation of the start and improvement of Boulder. during this up-to-date variation, 322 images - greater than ninety of them present - seize landmarks, structures, significant occasions, and quiet moments from the 1860s to 2006. pictures displaying a similar destinations at numerous periods in background display Boulder's continuum from earlier to present.

Pettem devotes the 1st bankruptcy to an advent of the early photographers whose paintings seems to be during the e-book. relocating outward from the principal enterprise district as improvement did, each one next bankruptcy specializes in a selected sector in Boulder, with an introductory essay through ancient and modern pictures with specified captions.

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Kahn’s Ladies’ Wear and a view east on Pearl Street are in the background. Photo 1951. Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Historical Society Collection. An entirely new building, the Crystal Center, has occupied the Kahn’s location since the mid-1980s. Photo by author, 2005. 37 boulder: evolution of a city The Masonic Temple Building, on the southwest corner of 14th and Pearl Streets, was built in 1895. By 1901, it contained a drug store as well as a billiards and pool room, a bakery, a real estate and insurance business, a dentist, a jeweler, six lawyers, the Colorado Telephone Company, five Masonic groups, and Maria Tourtellot, optician.

The age of the automobile had arrived, and 13th Street as well as Pearl was paved. Photo 1924. Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Historical Society Collection. 30 downtown business district: the pearl street mall Saller’s burned down in 1928, and the J. C. Penney Company’s store was built in its place two years later. Penney’s remained until 1962. In 1966, the building was extensively remodeled as the Homestead Associates Office Building. It was remodeled again in 1982 with a new brick exterior.

Janet’s (clothing) Shops was next door. Photo 1949. Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Historical Society Collection. Now Lazy Dog Sports Bar & Grill occupies the former Walgreens and Janet’s stores. Photo by author, 2005. m. on a cold winter day when this photo was taken. Dominating the scene is the original Boulder County Court House, complete with a flag and flagpole on top of the cupola. The Masonic Temple Building is on the southwest corner of 14th and Pearl Streets. Across 14th Street is the Sullivan Building.

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