Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Street Scenes in Alexandria

Bolton Avenue 1915-20
Third Street looking toward the Bentley Hotel on right. 1915-20
View of Third Street, 1950's

Second Street looking North toward Bentley Hotel on left. 1912
City Hall on left. Bentley Hotel upper left. Rapides Bank on right. Looking North on 2nd Street. 1915.
2nd Street view of old City Hall built before the Civil War in the 1850's,
pictured on the left. Postcard is from about 1906. City docks were on the right on the Red River.
3rd Street looking North.  Postcard from about 1915.
Second Street. Original location of Kress department store.
Postcard from about 1910-15.
A later view of the same 2nd Street location. Mayer's Department
Store and S.H. Kress. 1910-15

2nd Street at Murray Street.  1907-10.
First Weiss & Goldring on the left.
Rapides Parish Court House on left. Second Street view showing street car.
Postcard from about 1908-10.
Louisiana National Guard marching past the Rapides Theatre
on 3rd Street. Postcard from about 1909. Troops were stationed at
 Camp Stafford, which was located at the site of where the
Veterans Hospital in Pineville is today.
This postcard is dated 1916. It shows probably a 4th of July
parade passing in front of the City Hall on 3rd Street.
This postcard was mailed in 1939. It shows the Paramount Theatre
located on 3rd Street. In the distance you can see the Guaranty Bank on
the left and the Bentley Hotel on the right.
Busy downtown 3rd Street. This
postcard is dated 1943.
Night time view of Third Street taken in the early 1960's.

Click on (Older Post) for more postcard views.