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Image of North side of East Allegan Street, looking west from South Grand Avenue.  - 2015-06-003.V1.029

North side of East Allegan Street, looking west from South Grand Avenue. - 2015-06-003.V1.029

Many businesses can be identified in this two-block view. To the right, the nearest building held the Hotel Strand on its second floor. Michigan National Bank Tower (Boji Tower) can be seen to the rear at South Capitol Avenue.

Image of West Allegan Street, looking west from South Washington Avenue.  - 2015-06-003.V1.031

West Allegan Street, looking west from South Washington Avenue. - 2015-06-003.V1.031

Buildings include Hollister Building, Elks Home, Michigan National Bank Tower (Boji Tower), Woolworth's, Bauch Building, and Plymouth Congregational Church.

Image of Northwest corner at intersection of South Washington Avenue and West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.032

Northwest corner at intersection of South Washington Avenue and West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.032

The north side of West Allegan Street is shown from South Washington Avenue to South Capitol Avenue. Buildings include Hollister Building, Elks Home, and Michigan National Bank Tower (Boji Tower). Woolworth's, on the southwest corner is also seen.

Image of View north on South Washington Avenue from West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.033

View north on South Washington Avenue from West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.033

Merchants and banks along South Washington Avenue including the American Bank & Trust Building at Michigan Avenue.

Image of View south on South Washington Avenue from West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.034

View south on South Washington Avenue from West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.034

Merchants along South Washington Avenue including Woolworth and the Michigan Theatre.

Image of View west on West Allegan Street showing north side buildings. - 2015-06-003.V1.035

View west on West Allegan Street showing north side buildings. - 2015-06-003.V1.035

The Hollister Building and the Michigan National Bank Tower (Boji Tower). Planters blocking South Washington were used when the street was closed to make parking available. Also in this image, the Michigan National Tower has been expanded to replace the Elks Home.

Image of Street level merchants in the Hollister Building on north side of West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.036

Street level merchants in the Hollister Building on north side of West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.036

The Marjorie Dee Children's Center clothing shop and Nick Saites Hollister Coffee Shop on either side of a driveway through the building.

Image of South side, mid-block on West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.038

South side, mid-block on West Allegan Street. - 2015-06-003.V1.038

Rear portion of Woolworth Co. and Waldo Travel Agency in the Bauch Building. J. W. Knapp Department Store is seen through the alley, one block to the south.

Image of South side, West Allegan Street looking east from Capitol Avenue toward end of street beyond Washington Avenue. - 2015-06-003.V1.039

South side, West Allegan Street looking east from Capitol Avenue toward end of street beyond Washington Avenue. - 2015-06-003.V1.039

A notation by City Planning Division indicates a vacant parcel in the foreground is the site of a new office building housing offices of Michigan National Bank.

Image of Northeast corner of West Michigan Avenue and Capitol Avenue. - 2015-06-003.V1.045

Northeast corner of West Michigan Avenue and Capitol Avenue. - 2015-06-003.V1.045

Shown are the Federal Post Office (later used as City Hall Annex), Lansing City Hall, Young Men's Christian Association, Jury Rowe Home Furnishings, and Bank of Lansing Building.

Image of Excavation on North Capitol for replacement City Hall. Old Post Office/City Hall Annex adjacent. - 2015-06-003.V1.046

Excavation on North Capitol for replacement City Hall. Old Post Office/City Hall Annex adjacent. - 2015-06-003.V1.046

Looking east from North Capitol Avenue, Jury-Rowe building in rear. Partially demolished Young Men's Christian Association behind Post Office/City Hall Annex.

Image of East side of South Capitol Avenue at West Washtenaw Street, looking north. - 2015-06-003.V1.055

East side of South Capitol Avenue at West Washtenaw Street, looking north. - 2015-06-003.V1.055

J. W. Knapp's operations expanded into buildings on South Capitol from its original location on West Washtenaw and South Washington. Also seen north of West Washtenaw are the Masonic Temple and, north of West Allegan, the Michigan National Bank Tower.

Image of The 100 block of East Michigan Avenue, south side. - 2015-06-003.V2.027

The 100 block of East Michigan Avenue, south side. - 2015-06-003.V2.027

The Esquire Theatre was at 122 East Michigan Avenue. City Planning Division staff notations are on the photo.

Image of Building that was originally the Mead's Hall on North Washington Avenue. - 2015-06-003.V2.014a

Building that was originally the Mead's Hall on North Washington Avenue. - 2015-06-003.V2.014a

The portion on the right, marked vacant, 118 North Washington Avenue, was occupied by the Garden Theater after its days as Mead's Hall. Mac's Cigars and Tobacco was at 120 North Washington Avenue. City Planning Division staff notations are on the photo. One of two variants.

Image of East side of the 100 block of North Washington Avenue - 2015-06-003.V2.017

East side of the 100 block of North Washington Avenue - 2015-06-003.V2.017

Looking northeast from Michigan Avenue. Mead's Hall is at the far end of the block. City Planning Division staff notations are on the photo.

Image of Street scene of the 100 block of North Washington Avenue - 2015-06-003.V2.018

Street scene of the 100 block of North Washington Avenue - 2015-06-003.V2.018

Looking north from Michigan Avenue. City Planning Division staff notations are on the photo.