Area around the corner of Walnut and Kishwaukee Streets looking southeast in February 1979. Visible are the Masonic Temple (built as First Congregational Church and destroyed by fire in September 2020) and a Mercedes Benz car dealership.
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.
This black and white photograph depicts a view similar to postcard 85.109(I).518, showing the City Hall building, built in 1907, at 126 S. 1st Street. City Hall is at the corner of S. 1st and Walnut Streets, and this view looks east down Walnut.
This postcard shows four views of what it touts as the New High School building in Rockford at Madison and Walnut Streets: an exterior view; the assembly room; gymnasium; and the swimming pool. A similar depiction can be found in postcard 85.109.668.…