16 November 2010

Barr's Loans Old Old Location

621-23 Central Avenue, Kenyon Barr neighborhood, demolished
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This post triggered by two other posts:
Visualingual post of Barr's Loan Ghost Sign in OTRVictorian Antiquities post on Kenyon Barr


Anonymous said...

Where'd you find the photo? What's up with the man holding the sign at the corner? Is this perhaps a photographic record of the building before it was demolished?

I'm hoping to assemble a repository of West End photos. I went down to the Historic Society's library at the Museum Center a few years back, but they didn't have much.

Ian said...

It's from the Kenyon-Barr photos the city took before they demo'ed the whole area for I-75/Queensgate. That's why there's a catalog number on the sign the guy's holding. A bunch of the photos are available online through http://library.cincymuseum.org/ , but this isn't one of them, I haven't seen this before.

(Incidentally I'm also amassing a repository of West End photos :)