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Waterside Park (Northwest corner, East State and North Water Streets)

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Waterside Park (Northwest corner, East State and North Water Streets)

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Waterside Park (Northwest corner, East State and North Water Streets). A sign for Rockford Furniture Mart is visible.

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The Imperial 400 Motel at 733 East State Street, November 1984. The Faust Hotel is visible in the background.

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The rear of 333 East State Street. The building was named Spafford Square when it was redeveloped in the 1980s. November 1984.

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Fire at the Midway Theatre, 721 East State Street. Taken from top floor of Rockford City Hall.

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Fire at the Midway Theater, 721 East State Street. Taken from top floor of Rockford City Hall. The Faust Hotel is seen on the left.

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Fire at the Midway Theatre, 721 East State Street. Taken from top floor of Rockford City Hall. The Faust Hotel is seen on the left.

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The building on the southeast corner of State Street and Madison Street, 301 East State Street. Home to State & Madison Billiards. The Capri Restaurant is also 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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Summit Street Condominiums, just north of East State Street.

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Mulford Village on east side of North Mulford Road, just north of East State Street.

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Valley View High Rise, 3303 East State Street.

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The Briggs House, 1244 East State Street.

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The Briggs House, 1244 East State Street.

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The Briggs House, 1244 East State Street.

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The Briggs House, 1244 East State Street.

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Fire at the Midway Theater, 721 East State Street. Photo taken from top of City Hall.

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Fire at the Midway Theater, 721 East State Street. Photo taken from top of City Hall. The Faust Hotel is at left.

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The Midway Theater, 721 East State Street.

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The Lake-Peterson House, 1313 East State Street, used for administrative offices of Swedish-American Hospital. Once the home of industrialist P.A. Peterson.

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Portion of 100 Block of North Madison Street immediately north of the Eastside Centre at State and Madison.

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South side of the 200 and 300 blocks of West State Street looking east including J.C. Penney, D.J. Stewart and the Rockford Trust Building. The News Tower is in the background at left.

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The east side of Rockford City Hall from South Second Street at East State Street following renovation.

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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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The Water Street municipal parking deck under construction. The building in the background is the News Tower at 99 East State Street.

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An artist's rendering of the north side of the 400 block of East State Street, July 1971

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Downtown, looking west along State Street from the roof of Rockford City Hall at 425 East State Street. Shows buildings on the north side of East State Street.

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Downtown, looking east along State Street from the roof of Rockford City Hall at 425 East State Street. The tall building on the left is the Faust Landmark at 630 East State Street. Midway Theater is across the street from it at 721 East State…

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Downtown, looking west along State Street from the roof of Rockford City Hall at 425 East State Street.

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Downtown, looking west from the roof of Rockford City Hall (425 East State Street).

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Downtown, looking across the street from the roof of Rockford City Hall (425 East State Street) to buildings in the 400 block of East State Street.

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Downtown, looking southeast from the roof of Rockford City Hall at 425 East State Street. The church building was built as First Congregational Church at 607 Walnut Street. This church burned to the ground in September 2020.

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Downtown, looking northwest from the roof of Rockford City Hall at 425 East State Street. The church in foreground is Trinity Lutheran Church at 200 North 1st Street.

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Downtown, looking west from the roof of Rockford City Hall at 425 East State Street; orange building in background is the Metro Centre (later BMO Harris), May 1981.

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East State Street looking east from the top of Rockford City Hall through a rain storm. The tall buildings are the Faust Landmark on the left and the Midway Theater on the right. August 1979.

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The 500 block of East State Street, north side looking towards the Faust Hotel. A Salvation Army store is on the right side.

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The south side of the 200 block of East State Street, looking east, November 1993.

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Front door of the Rockford News Tower, 99 East State Street, November 1993.

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Reconstruction of the 500 block of East State Street downtown.

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Sidewalk cafe set up in front of the Rock River Deli at State and Madison, 301 East State Street.

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Buildings along the east bank of the Rock River downtown, viewed from the parking lot of the Rockford Public Library at 215 North Wyman St. The Rockford News Tower is visible in the background

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The Rockford News Tower, 99 East State St

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Dry cleaners on east side of downtown at the intersection of East State Street and Jefferson Street. The multistory building in background on the right side is the Faust Landmark at 630 East State Street

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Reconstruction of the 500 block of East State Street in 1982.

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Reconstruction of East State Street in 1982. This shows the 500 block including the Short Stop Grill was at 517 East State Street.

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Reconstruction of East State Street in 1982. This shows the 500 block looking down from upper floor of Rockford City Hall. The parking lot is at the northeast corner of East State and North 2nd Streets

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Reconstruction of East State Street in 1982. This shows the 500 block looking west. The multistory building is Rockford City Hall.

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Reconstruction of East State Street in 1982. This shows the 400 block in front of Rockford City Hall looking west toward the News Tower.

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Reconstruction of East State Street in 1982. This shows the 500 block and looking . Lawson Art Shop is at the left.

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The News Tower, 99 East State Street

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Construction work on the State Street Bridge, looking east towards the News Tower, City Hall, and East Side Inn.

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Rockford Furniture Mart, 214 East State Street

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South side of the 900 block of East State Street

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Daley's Auto Upholstery, 923 East State Street

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Gas stations at East State and East Jefferson Streets

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Looking east from Fairview Avenue along East State Street

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Standard Oil gas station at 7th Street and East State Street.

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500 block of East State Street, north side of the Street, looking west. Visible are Lawson's Art Shop, the Rockford Register Star News Tower, Rockford Orthopedic Appliance and Boston Restaurant.
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