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    • Aristo Theatre.

    • Aristo Theatre.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Snack bars; Billboards; Aristo Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 1603 S. Second Street. This building served as the neighborhood theater for a mixed professional and working class area near the present duPont Manual High School. An arched entryway appears to have drapery suspended from above. The...
    • Atherton Building.

    • Atherton Building.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Utility poles; Atherton Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 610 S. Fourth Street (Later known as the Francis Building.) The Atherton Building is shown with Southern Optical Co. sign on the corner, but most other storefronts empty. There's graffiti on the window next to Southern Optical and...
    • Atherton Building.

    • Atherton Building.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Atherton Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 610 S. Fourth Street (Later known as the Francis Building). Completed in 1907, the Atherton Building would have been a project started while Alfred S. Joseph was still serving as chief architect and engineer for the firm of McDonald &...
    • Atherton Building.

    • Atherton Building.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Carriages & coaches; Atherton Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 610 S. Fourth Street (Later known as the Francis Building). This photo shows the corner of Walnut and Fifth Streets where the Atherton Building stood. Horses and carriages are driven on the brick streets and signs show "T.P....
    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Organs; Balconies; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Demolished, 1952). Built as a vaudeville theater by the National Theater Company in 1913, the design came from the architectural workshop of Albert Kahn. The National Theater was sold within the year to the...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Canopies; Billboards; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952.). The exterior of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) is shown with signs for upcoming shows. The structure includes a rounded canopy accenting the roundness of both the...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Canopies; Carriages & coaches; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952.). This street scene shows a side view of the exterior of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) and includes a globe-lanterned street light, a horse with delivery cart, and...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, lobby.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, lobby.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952). The lobby of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) had a domed and decorated ceiling with pendant chandeliers. Handwritten on front: Caufield & Shook Photo....
    • B. H. Straus residence.

    • B. H. Straus residence.

    • Buildings; Houses

    • Address: 734 Braeview Road. This house was commissioned as a residence for B. H. Straus. The house rests on top of a terraced hill with a walkway leading up to the offset front door. Three large windows are topped off with windowed arches. These...
    • Bacon & Sons Dry Goods.

    • Bacon & Sons Dry Goods.

    • Buildings; Drawings; Automobiles

    • Rendering for 330-334 W. Market Street, never built. Bacon Dry Goods was the oldest department store in Louisville from its opening in 1845 until it was purchased by Dilliard's in 1998. This drawing shows the skyscraper proposed by Joseph &...
    • Belknap Hardware & Mfg. Co. Warehouse.

    • Belknap Hardware & Mfg. Co. Warehouse.

    • Buildings; Utility poles; Carts & wagons; Belknap, Inc. (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 129-133 N. Second Street (Building no longer exists.) The completed warehouse for Belknap Hardware included two colors of stone and brick. The Lintel over the doorway says "1906". The street scene includes telephone poles, horses...
    • Bensinger Outfitting Company.

    • Bensinger Outfitting Company.

    • Buildings; Automobiles; Window displays; Bensinger Outfitting Company (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 313-315 W. Market Street. Bensinger Outfitting Company was a furniture store and more. The second floor window clearly shows a selection of fabrics. The building is made of brick and possibly limestone. Handwritten on back: Bensinger Dept...
    • Bernheim Building.

    • Bernheim Building.

    • Buildings; Automobiles; Windows; Caufield & Shook, Inc. (photographers); Bernheim Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 638-640 S. Fourth Street. One of the earliest office buildings commissioned from the Joseph & Joseph firm, this striking building still stands. During the 1920s and 1930s, it housed the photographic studios of Caufield & Shook, who...
    • Bernheim Building.

    • Bernheim Building.

    • Buildings; Windows; Bernheim Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 638-640 S. Fourth Street. The Bernheim Building is shown with a window sign advertising, "Queen City Sewing School / Class hours 9A.M. to 4 P.M. / Nu Bone Corset Shop." Handwritten on back: Bernheim Building / 638 S. 4th.
    • Bernheim Building.

    • Bernheim Building.

    • Buildings; Windows; Bernheim Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 638-640 S. Fourth Street. The Bernheim Building is shown with a sign reading "For Rent / This vestibule space & show window / including basement / also light rooms on 2nd & 3rd floors / Both [?] 1474 / Apply M. S. Kohler /...
    • Bouvier Buchu Gin & Specialty Co.

    • Bouvier Buchu Gin & Specialty Co.

    • Buildings; Industry; Bouvier Buchu Gin & Specialty Company

    • Address: NE corner of 29th Street and Magazine Street. This two-toned manufacturing building has a sign reading, "Bouvier Specialty Co. / Manufacturers / Bouvier Buchu-Gin." Handwritten on back: Bouvier Buchu Gin / Specialty Co. / 29th +...
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