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4th Street, Looking North

4th Street, Looking North

Title

4th Street, Looking North
Scene on 4th St, Showing Kirkwood Hotel & Observatory Building

Description

This view looks north up 4th street, from just above Court Avenue. The Kirkwood Hotel is on the left. It was replaced with the current building in 1930, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Observatory Building was built in 1895 and was one of the tallest buildings in the Midwest for several years. The Observatory Building was demolished in 1937, and is the current site of Capitol Square.

Source

Special Collections, Cowles Library -- Drake University.

Publisher

Chicago, Il. : S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.

Date

1911
2005/06/02

Rights

U.S. and International copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact: bart.schmidt@drake.edu

Relation

History of Des Moines and Polk County Iowa

Format

Photographic print, 3.5 x 4.5 in.

Type

Image

Identifier

v. 1, p.322
dm0206b
http://ddr.lib.drake.edu/u?/du-hdm,200