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    • 19th Street Looking North

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    • "19th Street looking north. Camera was on 19th between 1st and 2nd Avenue. Florence Hotel is on the left. Across from Florence was Peerless Saloon. A famous saloon. Further to the left is the old First Methodist Church on the S.W. corner of 4th...
    • Birmingham Hotel

    • "The Birmingham Hotel, at N.W. corner of 2nd Ave. and 18th Street. Later it appropriated the name Florence Hotel and while operating under this name it burned. Several people lost their lives in the fire." - William H. Brantley
    • Mabson Hotel

    • "The Mabson Hotel on the Northeast Corner of Third Ave. North and 22nd St. The "white" stone of the ground floor is painted. It is really "Red Ore." To the left and across 22nd Street - not shown in the Photograph is St. Paul's Catholic Church." -...
    • Looking North on 20th Street

    • "Looking North on 20th Street - Left Side; L & N Station, Metropolitan Hotel, Woodward Bldg., Empire Bldg. (white) On Right; First National Bank Bldg., Brown Marx Bldg., Frank Nelson Bldg., Watts Bldg., Tutwiler Hotel" - William H. Brantley
    • Bluff Park Hotel

    • "Bluff Park Hotel - Atop Shades Mountain. It was built before 1900 and was convenient summer resort for Birmingham people. It was located on the Crest of Shades, facing and overlooking Shades Valley, several miles west of where the present (1957)...
    • Florence Hotel

    • "Florence Hotel, This is the original Florence at the N.W. corner of Second Ave. and 19th Street. This site was used by old Louis Saks store, and today by Newberrys Store (1957)" - William H. Brantley
    • Metropolitan Hotel

    • "The Metropolitan Hotel, 20th Street, West Side between Morris Avenue and First Avenue. This photograph was made within the last few years (it is now 1957). This building was torn down this year." - William H. Brantley
    • Lakeview Park and Hotel

    • "Lakeview Park and Hotel, today Highland Park Golf Course - Municipal. When the Country Club moved to Shades Valley Mr. Eugene Brown, sold the old Highland Park Golf Course and Building to the City of Birmingham." - William H. Brantley
    • Lunsford Hotel

    • "The Lunsford Hotel, 21st Street North on East side of street at Second Alley - On the other side of the Alley is the Jackson Building (1957). The two top stories of this old building were removed several years ago." - William H. Brantley
    • Elyton Land Co., Office Building

    • "Elyton Land Co., Office Building, They used the Ground Floor. Later a Hotel was here, operated by Mr. Borders. This is the North East Corner of Morris Ave. and 20th St. and today (1957) the site is used by the First National Bank as a parking lot...
    • Old North Birmingham Dummy

    • "Old North Birmingham Dummy, on 19th street just north of 2nd Ave. The original Florence Hotel in the background building in left edge of picture is on site of what later became the Pizitz building." - William H. Brantley
    • 22nd Street Bridge Looking North

    • "Twenty Second Street Bridge looking north on 22nd from South end of the bridge. The large building to the right is Goodall-Brown Dry Goods Co. which occupies the site of the famous Caldwell Hotel. The twin spires in the left background are St....


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