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609 1/2 - 611 Fayetteville Street
Looking south on Fayetteville St. from the middle of the 600 block, 1922. (S.) Elm St. is the intersection ahead and the transition to the 700 block. The east side of the 600 block would include the building on the left. (Courtesy Duke Rare Book and Manuscript Collection. Scanned by Digital Durham.) The east side of the 600 block of Fayetteville St...
113-115 East Main Street
Looking northeast from the south side of the 100 block of East Main St., 1890s. (Courtesy Duke Archives) The first brick structures on the north side of the 100 block of East Main St. were built during late 1880s-early 1890s, including the midblock structures of 113-119 E. Main. 119 East Main notably included the Rawls Store, which later became the Rawls-Knight department store.
Sw Corner Mangum And Parrish (109-119 N Mangum)
The building on the southwest corner of N. Mangum and W. Parrish was likely built during the 1910s, and contained a number of commercial storefronts on the N. Mangum St. side of the building. Below, the view from W. Parrish St., looking east, 1940s.
327-329 West Main
The building at 327-329 West Main St. was built during the 1920s with the C.D. Kenny company (which sold Teas, Coffees, and Sugars) as one tenant and the Federated Clothing Store as the other. I've previously posted on another location of the CD Kenny company, 301 West Main St. In keeping with the concentration of retail stores near Five Points...