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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.  

400 Block of East Adams (1962)

This photo was taken in July of 1962.  Roll your mouse over the old photo to see what this street looks like today (Nov 2009).  

Sangamon County Courthouse (ca 1938)

You might notice a height difference between the old and new shots.  There’s a good reason for that.  When the building was constructed as Illinois’ 5th Statehouse in 1839 it was approximately the same height it is today.  Around the turn of the 20th century, while the building was being used as the Sangamon County […] 

Public Square North (1951)

Hold your cursor over the photo to see how this spot looks now (Oct 2009).  

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