By Silvia Pettem
Pettem devotes the 1st bankruptcy to an creation of the early photographers whose paintings appears to be like through the booklet. relocating outward from the principal enterprise district as improvement did, each one next bankruptcy specializes in a specific zone in Boulder, with an introductory essay by way of ancient and modern photos with precise captions.
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Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Historical Society Collection. Now Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Crystal Galleries are at this location. The bank building is in the background. Photo by author, 2005. 31 boulder: evolution of a city The north side of Pearl Street between 13th and 14th Streets borders Court House Square. The original Victorian-style Boulder County Court House was built in 1882 for a total cost of $59,950. This early photo shows it decorated for Christmas.
Photo by author, 2005. Like other downtown buildings, the Boulder National Bank Building was covered up and “modernized” in the 1950s. Majestic Savings occupied this location from the late 1960s to the early 1980s. Photo 1976. Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder, Communication Arts Collection. 25 boulder: evolution of a city A temporary welcome arch at the intersection of 13th and Pearl Streets was erected for a convention of the Knights of Pythias. Streamer’s Drug Store, on the southwest corner, was replaced with the National State Bank Building.
Bands performed on top of the little building on the Spruce Street side of the court house. A coal and wood smoke haze hung over the city. Photo by Ed Tangen, 1920. Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Historical Society Collection. A 1993 comparison shows the new court house, with straight, rather than curved, walkways. The Masonic Temple Building was replaced with Walgreens, which was Rocky Mountain Records and Tapes (now Lazy Dog Sports Bar & Grill) when this photo was taken. On the left on 14th Street is the Colorado Building.
Boulder: Evolution of a City by Silvia Pettem