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Commerce Street west from the corner of Main Street
A view of Main Street looking west down Commerce Avenue. Numerous horse-drawn wagons and buggies crowd the sides of Commerce Avenue.
Sam Houston Park
A view of Sam Houston Park. Tall pine trees dominate the photograph and numerous people sit around the contoured grounds. The city of Houston bought the Kellum-Noble House and the property around it in...
Probably Texas Avenue at Austin Street
A view of several houses in a developing neighborhood, probably located on Texas at Austin Street. Fences surrounded most houses at this time to keep flower beds from being trampled by wandering livestock....
400 block of Main Street
A view of the 400 block of Main Street, between Preston Avenue and Prairie Avenue. Numerous businesses can be identified by their storefront signage. The wheels of an automobile parked at the curb can...
Houston skyline from a street level bridge
A view of the downtown Houston skyline looking east from an unidentified bridge. The bridge led into the downtown district between Capitol Avenue and Rusk Avenue. The Esperson Building is the tallest building...
Panoramic view of downtown Houston skyline from the southwest side (1927)
A view of the downtown Houston skyline looking northeast from a point near Louisiana Street and Lamar Avenue. The Esperson Building is the tallest building seen in the photograph.
Rice Hotel, pre-1913 building
A view of the Rice Hotel looking northwest from the corner of Texas Avenue and Main Street in Houston.
South view of Main Street from Congress Avenue
A view onto Main Street looking south from Congress Avenue. Horse-drawn transportation and electric streetcars share the street. (p. 32 "Houston: The Feast Years")
Market Square on Valentine's Day
A winter snow scene on Valentine's Day in front of the City Hall and Market House. The building was located at Travis Street and Prairie Avenue, on Market Square. Houston reported a record 20 inches of...
Aerial view of downtown Houston (1920)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from above Lamar Avenue and Caroline Street looking north. Numerous downtown buildings can be identified.
Tilted aerial view of downtown Houston (1927)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from above Leeland Avenue and Fannin Street looking north. The expanse of downtown development in Houston can be seen in the photograph.
Aerial view of downtown Houston from the west side (1927)
Aerial photograph of downtown Houston viewed from an elevated position west of Buffalo Bayou looking east. The Esperson Building, on Travis Street at Rusk Avenue, is prominent in the top center of the...
Grand Central Station/Depot
An active street scene in front of Houston's Grand Central Station Railroad Depot. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalk, while horses, carriages and electric streetcars are in the road.
Aerial view of Union Station
An aerial view of the old railroad passenger terminal, Union Station, which was located at Texas Avenue and Crawford Street. This view is looking west over the city near Capitol Avenue and Chenevert Street....
Elevated view of the 600 or 700 block of Main Street
An elevated view of Houston looking north on Main Street in the 600 or 700 block. Prominent in the photograph are the Rice Hotel on the left, and the Binz Building on the right, flanking the intersection...
Horse-drawn water wagon
An unidentified man poses in the driver's seat of a horse-drawn water wagon. A second unidentified man stands on the sidewalk. A row of buildings line the street in the background.
Auditorium Public Hall
Auditorium Public Hall on Main Street at McGovern Street.
Oil painting of Main Street at McKinney
Black and white photograph of an oil painting of Houston, showing Main Street near Lamar Avenue looking north. The First Presbyterian Church can be identified in the left portion of the image. A flagpole...
World War I homecoming parade (unidentified intersection)
Cars are stopped in multiple directions at an unidentified Houston street intersection. A horse-drawn water wagon is stopped in front of one line of cars. A few cars travel in the opposite direction and...
Elevated view of the 800 block of Main Street
Elevated view looking north on the 800 block of Main Street. The Majestic Theatre, the Rice Hotel, and the Binz Building can be seen in this photograph.
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