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Historic Pictures of Old Louisville

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Southern Exposition 1883

The Southern Exposition, 1883-1887, on the grounds that now comprise St. James and Belgravia Courts.

St James Court 1897

St. James Court, 1897, still incomplete.  (recent view)

3rd Avenue, 1897

Third Avenue, 1897, looking north from Park
(same buildings 1998)

3rd Avenue 1897

Third Avenue, 1897, looking north from Burnett
(recent view),  also 19191921

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Third Avenue ca. 1906

4th Avenue, 1897

Fourth Avenue, 1897, across from Central Park

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Fourth Avenue ca. 1906

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Fourth Avenue, 1906, across from the entrance to Belgravia Ct. (recent view)

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Central Park,  Olmsted's original plan, 1901

Central Park

Central Park (then DuPont Square), 1907 Expanded view


Central Park at the Colonnade, 1907 post card
(recent view)

Ferguson Mansion

Third St., the Ferguson Mansion, now the Filson Club Historical Society  (recent view)

Old Manual High School 1909

Old Manual High School, Brook and Oak, 1909 post card
(recent view)

Toonerville Trolley

The Toonerville Trolley, ca. 1885, at 4th & Oak

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The Confederate Monument, ca. 1900
(recent view)

Confederate Monument 1914

At the Confederate Monument, 1914

1937, the Great Flood

Looking back toward Old Louisville from
the Confederate Monument, 1937 flood


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