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Old Rockford Fire Station #6 at 1624 Elm Street in November 1976. A 1776 American flag flies on the front in recognition of the bicentennial of the United States.

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The Rockford Metro Centre, viewed from the intersection of South Main and Elm Streets, in May 1986.

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Kent Creek at Elm Street, looking south, in October 1975.

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Housing on the south side of Elm Street, east of Kilburn Avenue, in Southwest Rockford, October 1975.

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Part of Concord Commons public housing under construction at 3552 Elm Street in Southwest Rockford.

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Homes at the corner of Stewart Avenue and Elm Street in Southwest Rockford

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House south of Elm Street and west of Central Avenue in Southwest Rockford in October 1975.

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Ellis Elementary School, 1520 Elm Street, in October 1975.

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Ellis Elementary School, 1520 Elm Street, in August 1977.

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The D.J. Stewart parking garage at 315 Elm Street.

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

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Metro Centre - view from Elm Street near South Wyman Street in May 1986.

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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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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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The IBM Building, 404 Elm Street, December 1993. Later this would become the Winnebago County Administration Building.

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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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Parking deck at South Wyman and Elm Streets

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The east side of the Metro Centre at the corner of South Main and Elm Streets.

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The Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street

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Part of the 300 block of Elm Street prior to construction of the Metro Centre

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Buildings on north side of the 300 block of Elm Street. Edith Parrish is on the corner.

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Area of west downtown focused on the west side of South Main Street from Elm to Chestnut Streets. The river is visible in the background. The William Brown Building is on the right end of the block.

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Construction site for the Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street

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Construction site for the Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street

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The Metro Centre, 300 Elm Street

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Construction of IBM Building at 404 Elm Street and the Concourse Parking Deck at 200 South Court Street.

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Construction of IBM Building at 404 Elm Street and the Concourse Parking Deck at 200 South Court Street.

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IBM building, 404 Elm Street. In later years it would become the Winnebago County Administration Building

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Fire station #6. 1634 Elm Street.

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1111 Elm St., Rockford, Illinois. Matthew Alexander and his wife Mary moved into the home in 1900. By 1912, the house was vacant, with GI Watt moving in by 1914. The architectural style is Folk Victorian with decorative elements around the windows…

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1111 Elm St., Rockford, Illinois. Matthew Alexander and his wife Mary moved into the home in 1900. By 1912, the house was vacant, with GI Watt moving in by 1914. The architectural style is Folk Victorian with decorative elements around the windows…

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This view of downtown Rockford's business district features the Rockford Silver Plate Company (right) at 202-206 S. Wyman at Elm Street.

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This aerial view of the Court House Square shows the majestically white and domed structure of the Court House flanked by (bottom then clockwise) W. State, N. Church, Elm, and N. Court Streets.

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This photograph looks south down Main Street. The sign for the Chick House Hotel at Main and Elm Streets is visible in the lower middle foreground while the sign on the side of the building for the Illinois Hotel can be seen further down the block.

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This photograph depicts a business and industrial downtown scene featuring Rockford Silver Plate Company, 202-206 S. Wyman at Elm Street.

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A view depicting the Illinois Hotel, William Hobart Printing, the Savoy Restaurant, and the Chick House Hotel on the right and E & W Clothing on the left.

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A view depicting the Illinois Hotel, William Hobart Printing, the Savoy Restaurant, and the Chick House Hotel on the right and E & W Clothing on the left.

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A view depicting the Illinois Hotel, William Hobart Printing, the Savoy Restaurant, and the Chick House Hotel on the right and E & W Clothing on the left.

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A view depicting the Illinois Hotel, William Hobart Printing, the Savoy Restaurant, and the Chick House Hotel on the right and E & W Clothing on the left.

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A view depicting the Illinois Hotel, William Hobart Printing, the Savoy Restaurant, and the Chick House Hotel on the right and E & W Clothing on the left.

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A view depicting the Savoy Restaurant and the Chick House Hotel on the right and E & W Clothing on the left.

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A view of downtown Rockford showing the Savoy Restaurant and the Chick House Hotel on the right.

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The Cities Service gas station,in the 300 block of Elm Street, is adjoined by Hayes Diner and the Greyhound Lines Bus Depot. In the background is the turret of the William Brown Building and part of the Nelson Hotel sign.

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The imposing courthouse with beautiful grounds bounded by West State, Elm, North Church, and North Court Streets. Note the early automobiles parked at the curb. For a similar view, see postcard 85.109(I).295.

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The impressively ornate courthouse building bordered by West State, Elm, North Church, and North Court Streets. Notice the horse and buggies in the street.
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