Union Avenue, 1932

This photograph of Union Avenue [Martin Luther King Jr Blvd] and Killingsworth Street was taken January 4, 1932.

 

Bank building at Union Avenue [Martin Luther King Jr Blvd] and Killingsworth Avenue, Jan. 4, 1932: A2004-001.664

Union Avenue [Martin Luther King Jr Blvd] and Killingsworth Avenue, Jan. 4, 1932: A2004-001.664

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Union Avenue, 1929

A number man is standing outside the Union Furniture Company. According to the 1929 Polk Directory, the store was located at 555 Union Avenue. After the street renumbering it became 2703 NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Blvd.).

 

2703 NE Union Avenue, 1929: A2009-009.1065

2703 NE Union Avenue, 1929: A2009-009.1065

 

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Sheridan Fruit Co., circa 1929

A number man is standing outside the Sheridan Fruit Company, located at the corner of Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Blvd.) and Alder Street.

 

Sheridan Fruit Co 333 SE Alder St., circa 1929: A2009-009.2435

Sheridan Fruit Co 333 SE Alder St., circa 1929: A2009-009.2435

 

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Union Avenue, circa 1931

Yesterday I posted a view of a service station being cut back for the widening of Union Avenue. This is another view of the service station being cut back during another stage of the process.

 

Exterior view of service station being cut back for the Union Ave widening 1604 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, circa 1931: A2008-001.47

 

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Union Avenue, circa 1931

This photograph provides an exterior view of Curtis Garage, circa 1931. Railroad ties were used to support the building as the service station was cut back to accommodate the widening of Union Avenue. The current address of this location is 1601 NE Martin Luther King Blvd.

 

Exterior view of Curtis Garage  1601 NE Martin Luther King Ave., circa 1931: A2008-001.48

Exterior view of Curtis Garage 1601 NE Martin Luther King Ave., circa 1931: A2008-001.48

 

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NE Union Avenue and Russell Street, 1929

In this image, a number man is standing outside the building on the corner of NE Union (Martin Luther King Blvd.) and NE Russell. Although it has changed slightly, the building, built in 1909, is still standing. There are several businesses that are visible, including “W. R. Affleck” drug store and East Side X-Ray Laboratory.

 

NE Union [MLK Blvd] and Russell, 1929 : A2009-009.1041

NE Union [MLK Blvd] and Russell, 1929 : A2009-009.1041

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