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11th Street, East from Wyandotte
11th Street, East from Wyandotte
Title11th Street, East from Wyandotte
DescriptionPostcard of 11th Street, East from Wyandotte
Historical ArticleA photographic post card of an important downtown corner, Eleventh and Baltimore, is shown on this 1908 post card labeled Looking east on 11th from Fire Department.

Six firemen with fire equipment and horses are pictured opposite the Willis Wood theater, which shows interesting architectural detail by its designer, Louis S. Curtiss.

The theater site is now occupied by the Hotel Continental and has recently been in the news with the announcement of new ownership and plans for remodeling inside and out.

The tower on the tall brick building in the center of the picture is that of the old George B. Peck department store, recently razed to make space for a parking lot and restaurant.

Kansas City Star
March 27, 1971

AuthorRay, Mrs. Sam (Mildred)
Item TypePostcard
CollectionMrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection (SC58)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36981
LocationSC58
Local SubjectCurtiss, Louis
Theaters
Fire Department
Streets
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode20000154
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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