Category: Old Posts

7th between Monroe and Capitol (1962)

The old YMCA, right before it was torn down.  The current Y, at 4th and Cook has been open for 47 years.  

Two Brothers (1969)

309 E. Monroe Here’s how this spot looked in 2007:  

600 Block of East Monroe (1985)


Dana-Thomas House


1119 South 6th (1955)

Currently the offices of Sgro, Hanrahan & Durr.  

6th and Adams (1956)

Mouse over the ’56 photo to see the view from 2009. You’ll notice in the back that the bank building is quite a bit larger than it was in 1956.  Check out this Rewind page to see the expansion in progress.  

Elijah Iles House (1915)

This is the first time I’ve done one of these shots for a structure that’s no longer at the same address as the original photo.  In fact, the current spot is the third location for Springfield’s oldest remaining structure. The Iles House was built around 1830 at the corner of 6th and Cook and was […] 

People’s Hot Water, Heating and Electric (1902)

People’s Hot Water, Heating and Electric Co. was the forerunner to CILCO.  Currently, the building is the home to The Sangamo Club.  

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