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The corner of Church and Mulberry Streets under construction. The back of the Talcott Building is visible in the background.

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Aerial photo of Rock Valley College campus under construction in May 1969.

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Jefferson High School, under construction in February 1978.

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Reconstruction of East State Street downtown showing the underground building structures in August 1982. The elevation of East State Street was modified over the years.

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June 1979 repair work on the State Street Bridge in downtown Rockford.

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Winnebago Street Viaduct under construction in August 1982.

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Reconstruction of North Alpine and Highcrest Roads, looking south on Alpine Road in August 1982. A Clark gas station is at the left.

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Reconstruction of North Water Street.

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Reconstruction of the 400 block of East State Street looking west. Geraghty's Costume Rental Shop, Ding Hoe Chinese Restaurant and Cj's Lounge are visible at the left. Viking Interiors is on the far side of the street.

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Excavation area off Forest Hills Road, west of Rock Cut State Park, in August 1978.

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The gazebo in Beattie Park during its restoration in April 1970. A Project First Rate sign is visible.

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Apartment building under construction on the Northeast corner of East State and Smith Street in Rockford in February 1978.

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Residential construction underway at Winsome Acres, east of 35th Street and Samuelson Road in Southeast Rockford, February 1978. Snow covers the ground.

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Residential construction underway at Winsome Acres, east of 35th Street and Samuelson Road in Southeast Rockford, February 1978. Snow covers the ground.

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Reconstruction of East State Street downtown; photo taken from Madison Street, looking east with the Midway Theater's tower visible at the end of the view. In the foreground is the Surf Lounge at 326 East State Street. August 1982

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Reconstruction of East State Street downtown; photo taken from the roof of Rockford City Hall (425 East State Street), looking west in August 1982. The News Tower and the State Street bridge are in the top left corner. Visible on the north side of…

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Beginning construction of the Downtown Pedestrian Mall. Photo taken at State and Main Streets in September 1974. Duncan James Men's Wear, at 115 South Main, is in the background.

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Groundbreaking for the Downtown Pedestrian Mall at State and Main Streets in September 1974. Duncan James Men's Wear, at 115 South Main, is in the background.

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The Luther Center at 111 West State Street under construction. The building in foreground is PNC Bank at 120 West State Street.

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Luther Center, 111 West State Street, under construction in August 1978.

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Luther Center, 111 West State Street, under construction as viewed from State Street Bridge.

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Buildings on the northside of the 100 block of West State Street prior to being demolished for the construction of the Luther Center. Visible are Weise's Department Store, Comay's, and a billboard for Castronova's Bridal Salon. The red sign in the…

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Restaurant, The Main Event, on the ground level of the municipal parking deck at State and Main under construction November 1986

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The Water Street municipal parking deck under construction. The building in the background is the Waterside Building at 124 North Water Street.

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Metro Centre under construction. The Centre is bound by Elm, Main, Chestnut and Church Streets.

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Metro Centre when new in October 1982. The Centre is bound by Elm, Main, Chestnut and Church Streets.

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Metro Centre under construction. The Centre is bound by Elm, Main, Chestnut and Church Streets.

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Metro Centre under construction. The Centre is bound by Elm, Main, Chestnut and Church Streets.

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Metro Centre under construction. The Centre is bound by Elm, Main, Chestnut and Church Streets.

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Construction site for the Metro Centre (later BMO Harris), September 1978.

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Looking southwest at the location of a municipal parking lot to be built at Mulberry Street between Main and Wyman Streets before demolition of structures, September 1983. Visible at the back right is the side of the Talcott Building.

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The Rockford Store building at 301 West State Street demolished for construction of municipal parking deck at State and Main Streets.

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Municipal parking deck at State and Main Streets under construction.

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Site of parking lot on Mulberry between Main and Wyman Streets. Looking west across construction at the Illinois Bell Telephone Building at 134 North Main Street.

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Development of municipal parking lot at Mulberry between Main and Wyman Streets. 127 N. Wyman, the Pioneer of Illinois Building (later the Morrissey Building), is visible across the construction.

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Start of construction of the Metro Centre site, 300 Elm Street, June 1979.

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Start of construction of the Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, August 1979.

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Removal of the Downtown Mall, 300 block of West State Street, November 1984. A John Fridh and Sons, General Contractors, trailer is in the foreground.

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Looking west on Park Avenue from North Main Street at street reconstruction and construction of new streetscape. The Jackson Piano Building is on the left.

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The 500 block of West State Street, north side before demolition for construction of the Rockford Mass Transit District transit center. Signs for Stern's and Judo are visible.

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Reconstruction of the 500 block of East State Street downtown.

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction August 1979

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction August 1979

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction June 1979

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction June 1980

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction August 1979

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction June 1980

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction November 1979

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction June 1980

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction June 1980

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Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street, under construction June 1980

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Construction site for United Bank, 120 West State Street. The Charles V. Weise Company is visible in the back.

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500 block of West State Street before construction of the Public Safety Building.

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500 block of West State Street before construction of the Public Safety Building. The main feature is the front of the Davis Furniture Store at 510-514 West State Street.

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West State Street construction site for the Public Safety Building and surrounding buildings. The church in background is St. Mary's Catholic Church.

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Renovation construction at the Rockford Trust Building, 206 West State Street, looking east.

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The east and north elevations of the Rockford Trust Building, 206 West State Street, during construction of the solarium on the east side

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The Metro Centre under construction in 1980

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Reconstruction of Water Street in east downtown Rockford, 1979
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