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    • 1918 Aerial View

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Woman's Magazine Building (University City, Mo.); Woman's Magazine Building-Press Annex (University City, Mo.); Woman's National Daily Building (University City, Mo.);...
    • This aerial view of Delmar Boulevard was taken in 1918. The Delmar Streetcar loop is around the grove of trees in the lower center of the photograph, at the entrance to Delmar Garden Amusement Park. The curving streets of University Heights #1...
    • 1923 Panoramic View, looking east

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Delmar Garden Subdivision (University City, Mo.); North Parkview Subdivision (University City, Mo.); Delmar School (University City, Mo.); Harvard School (University City,...
    • This panoramic photograph, taken in 1923, shows the eastern portion of University City during the construction of Delmar Garden Subdivision. In the distance, much of North Parkview Subdivision, built on the grounds of the former Delmar Race Track,...
    • 1923 Panoramic View, looking southeast

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Kingsland Avenue (University City, Mo.);
    • This panoramic photograph, taken in 1923, shows the southeastern portion of University City. Many new houses and apartment buildings have been constructed and new buildings line Delmar. An early filling station has been built at the corner of...
    • 1923 View of Delmar and Kingsland

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Kingsland Avenue (University City, Mo.);
    • This 1923 photograph is one part of a 360 degree panorama showing the intersection of Delmar Boulevard and Kingsland Avenue. The Lion Gates and the former Woman's National Daily Building are on the right. Commercial buildings line Delmar and a...
    • 1923 View of Kingsland and Enright

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Kingsland Avenue (University City, Mo.); Enright Avenue (Saint Louis, Mo);
    • This 1923 photograph is one section of a 360 degree panorama, showing the corner of Kingsland Avenue and Enright Avenue. The streetcar on the right is making the loop, and will turn left on Kingsland and then onto Delmar to return to downtown St....
    • 1931 Delmar Loop Overview

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken in 1931 from the top floor of the Woman's Magazine Building which had recently become University City's City Hall. Delmar Garden Amusement Park had closed and was replaced by commerical buildings along Delmar and by...
    • 1934 Aerial View

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); University City City Hall (University City, Mo.); Delmar School (University City, Mo.); Harvard School (University City, Mo.); Ward Building (University City, Mo.);
    • This aerial photograph was taken in December 1934. Delmar Garden Amusement Park had been replaced with new commercial buildings along Delmar and multi-family apartment buildings on new streets to the north. The streetcar now "looped" around the...
    • 1950's Loop Overview

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Enright Avenue (Saint Louis, Mo); Delmar School (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken from the top floor of City Hall, looking east over the Delmar Loop. A streetcar was heading west on Enright to make the loop onto Kingsland and back to Delmar to return to downtown St. Louis.
    • 1961 Street Map

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • In 1961, University City commissioned Harland Bartholomew and Associates to study traffic patterns and parking in the Delmar Loop business area. They submitted their report, "Delmar Business Area, University City, Missouri," on December 12, 1961. ...
    • 1963 Aerial View

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • This aerial view was taken for the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority. The red line defines the designated redevelopment area for the Delmar Loop, and for Parkview Gardens, the residential area north or the Loop.
    • 1965 Loop Overview

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Enright Avenue (Saint Louis, Mo); Delmar Garden Subdivision (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph of the Delmar Loop was taken in 1965. It shows the Delmar Garden Building and the Enright Avenue and Kingsland Avenue portion of the streetcar right-of-way that gave the Loop its name. In the next few years, redevelopment would...
    • Ackert Park

    • Ackert Park (University City, Mo.);Kaufman, Nathan; University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works;
    • Ackert Park, named for former Mayor Harold Ackert, was dedicated on May 19, 1967 by Mayor Nathan Kaufman, with members of City Council and a large gathering of city residents present. Councilwoman Elsie Glickert is seated on the right. This...
    • Ackert Park benches and shelters

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Ackert Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Ackert Park, named for former mayor Harold Ackert, was constructed on the former Kirkwood-Ferguson streetcar right-of-way. This linear pedestrian park with new benches and shelters was part of University City's urban renewal program and extends...
    • Ackert Park Dolphin Pool

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Ackert Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Ackert Park, named for former mayor Harold Ackert, was constructed on the former Kirkwood-Ferguson streetcar right-of-way. This linear pedestrian park, part of University City's urban renewal program, extends from Delmar Boulevard north to Vernon...
    • Ackert Park looking north

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Ackert Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Ackert Park, named for former mayor Harold Ackert, was constructed on the former Kirkwood-Ferguson streetcar right-of-way. This linear pedestrian park, part of University City's urban renewal program, extends from Delmar Boulevard north to Vernon...
    • Ackert Park main shelter

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Ackert Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Ackert Park, named for former mayor Harold Ackert, was constructed on the former Kirkwood-Ferguson streetcar right-of-way. This linear pedestrian park, part of University City's urban renewal program, extends from Delmar Boulevard north to Vernon...
    • Ackert Park playground

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Ackert Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Ackert Park, named for former mayor Harold Ackert, was constructed on the former Kirkwood-Ferguson streetcar right-of-way. This linear pedestrian park, part of University City's urban renewal program, extends from Delmar Boulevard north to Vernon...
    • Across Delmar to the World's Fair

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904:Saint Louis, Mo.); Park Hotel (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken from the top floor of the Woman's Magazine Building. The buildings of the St. Louis World's Fair are in the distance. The Epworth Hotel (renamed the Park Hotel after the Fair), the Indiana House and the Convention Hotel...
    • American National Insurance Building, 1964

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Syracuse Avenue (University City, Mo.); American National Insurance Company (University City, Mo.)
    • In 1964 when this photograph was taken, this building was known as the American National Insurance Building. It was located at 6665 Delmar Boulevard and Syracuse Avenue. Some years earlier, a modern facade had been added at street level.
    • American National Insurance Building, 1970

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Syracuse Avenue (University City, Mo.); American National Insurance Company (University City, Mo.)
    • The American National Insurance Building at 6665 Delmar Boulevard was one of the buildings renovated as part of the Delmar Loop redevelopment project. A third story was added to the former two-story 1920's brick structure, and the entire building...
    • American National Insurance Building, during reconstruction

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Syracuse Avenue (University City, Mo.); American National Insurance Company (University City, Mo.)
    • The American National Insurance Building at 6665 Delmar Boulevard was one of the buildings renovated as part of the Delmar Loop redevelopment project. When this photograph was taken, a third story was being added to the former two-story 1920's...
    • Baton Music Company

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Baton Music Company (University City, Mo.)
    • Baton Music, a long time business in the Loop, has been in several locations on Delmar Boulevard. When this photograph was taken they were located at 6394 Delmar.
    • Blueberry Hill 1977

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Blueberry Hill (University City, Mo.);
    • Joe and Linda Edwards opened Blueberry Hill in September, 1972 at 6504 Delmar. By 1977, Blueberry Hill had expanded into the eastern end of the block-long building. This sign includes the familiar distinctive "Blueberry Hill" script.
    • Blueberry Hill Building

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Blueberry Hill (University City, Mo.);
    • Joe and Linda Edwards opened Blueberry Hill in September, 1972 at 6504 Delmar. In 1997, Blueberry Hill expanded into the remaining space at the western end of the building and now occupies the entire 6500 block on the south side of Delmar. ...
    • Blueberry Hill Elvis Window

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Blueberry Hill (University City, Mo.);
    • Joe and Linda Edwards opened Blueberry Hill in September, 1972 at 6504 Delmar Boulevard. With the expansion into the east end of the building, this display window was created. This was the first "Elvis" window, and used live models.
    • Blueberry Hill Neon Sign

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Blueberry Hill (University City, Mo.);
    • Blueberry Hill's distinctive neon sign, the display window, sidewalk dining and the stars of the St. Louis Walk of Fame make this photograph the perfect view of one of the Delmar Loop's main attractions. Blueberry Hill has been a fixture in the...
    • Bond Building

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Rinaldi's Italian Restaurant (University City, Mo.)
    • This is the oldest surviving building in the Delmar Loop. It was built at 6640-42 Delmar Boulevard in 1910 by Max Bond for his tailoring shop. It has been home to a variety of businesses and at the time this photograph was taken, Medical Arts...
    • Carl's Delicatessen

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Carl's Delicatessen (University City, Mo.)
    • Carl's Delicatessen and Restaurant was located at 6633 Delmar Boulevard in the University City Building. Offices on the second and third floors were rented to a variety of tenants, including a doctor, a dentist, two real estate companies a life...
    • Civic Plaza

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Epstein Plaza (University City, Mo.)
    • University City's Civic Plaza with the magnificent octagonal City Hall is the western end of the Delmar Loop. The Civic Plaza includes City Hall and the University City Public Library on the north side of Delmar Boulevard, with Epstein Plaza, the...
    • Coffee Pot Restaurant

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Coffee Pot Restaurant (St. Louis, Mo.)
    • The Coffee Pot Restaurant was located at 6200 Delmar Boulevard in the first building west of Skinker. The building also housed the Del Skinker Barber Shop, and Dr. Guay, a chiropractor, had his offices on the second floor. The building was...
    • Constructing the Underpass under Delmar

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Delmar School (University City, Mo.); Harvard School (University City, Mo.); University City High School (University City, Mo.)
    • In the late 1920's, the University City Board of Aldermen, concerned about the safety of children crossing busy streets to go to school, authorized construction of two underpasses. The underpass under construction in this photograph crossed...
    • Craft Alliance, 1970

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Syracuse Avenue (University City, Mo.); American National Insurance Company (University City, Mo.)
    • Craft Alliance opened in the Delmar Loop in early 1970. This location at 6640 Delmar Boulevard provided space for exhibitions and education for this organization which promotes contemporary arts. The building is the oldest surviving building in...
    • Delmar Bank of University City

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Delmar Bank (University City, Mo.);
    • West End Bank, founded in 1913, was originally located farther east at 6500 Delmar Boulevard. In 1928 the Bank moved to its new building at 6605 Delmar. It was reorganized and renamed the Delmar Bank during the "bank holiday" in 1933. A new...
    • Delmar Boulevard 1903

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken in 1903, looking east from where Edward Gardner Lewis would soon build his publishing company headquarters. This photograph was often used in his promotional material as a view of what the area looked like before...
    • Delmar Boulevard, looking east, about 1925

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Tivoli Theatre (University City, Mo.);
    • This is one of the earliest photographs of the Delmar Loop business district. It was taken about 1925, soon after the Tivoli Theatre was built. A Will Rogers film was playing at the Theatre, but the street light is obscuring the title on the...
    • Delmar Entrance to Ackert Park

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Ackert Park (University City, Mo.); Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Lantern House Restaurant (University City, Mo.)
    • Ackert Park, named for former mayor Harold Ackert, was constructed on the former Kirkwood-Ferguson streetcar right-of-way. This linear pedestrian park, part of University City's urban renewal program, extends from Delmar Boulevard north to Vernon...
    • Delmar Garden Aerial Racer

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden Amusement Park opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. This postcard shows the Aerial Racer which ran through the southeastern corner of the Park on an elevated track.
    • Delmar Garden Band

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Natiello, Ernesto; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden Amusement Park opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. Musical groups performed regularly, and this postcard pictures Sig. Ernesto Natiello's Band, a popular group at the Park. This card was mailed...
    • Delmar Garden Band at the Pavilion

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Natiello, Ernesto; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden Amusement Park opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. Sig. Ernesto Natiello's Band shown on this postcard was one of the popular musical groups that performed at the Park.
    • Delmar Garden Beer Garden

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden Amusement Park opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. A variety of entertainment was available along with restaurants and the Beer Garden. This postcard was mailed to Mr. Oakley Gattrell at 456...
    • Delmar Garden Building

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Kingsland Avenue (University City, Mo.); Delmar Garden Building (University City, Mo.); Paul's Books (University City, Mo.)
    • The Delmar Garden Building was designed by Henry A. Wagner and built in 1925. It is the last of the buildings that were "looped" by the Delmar streetcar. Its retail space has been home to many businesses, and when this photograph was taken,...
    • Delmar Garden Entrance Gate

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden Amusement Park opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. The Delmar streetcar ""looped"" through the corner of the Park, giving the area its name. The Park offered a variety of entertainment, including...
    • Delmar Garden Merry-go-round

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);Armitage Herschell Company;
    • Robert F. Layman was the owner of this merry-go-round built by the Armitage Herschell Company of North Tonawanda, New York. Layman, from Homestead, Pennsylvania was owner of two merry-go-rounds and brought both to St. Louis for the St. Louis...
    • Delmar Garden Pavilion

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. The Delmar streetcar turned around at the Park's southwest corner to return to downtown St. Louis. This ""loop"" gave the area its name. This view of the...
    • Delmar Garden Program

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. The Delmar streetcar turned around at the Park's southwest corner to return to downtown St. Louis. This ""loop"" gave the area its name. This program from the...
    • Delmar Garden Promenade at night

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. The Delmar streetcar turned around at the Park's southwest corner to return to downtown St. Louis. This ""loop"" gave the area its name. The Park offered a...
    • Delmar Garden Scenic Railway

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden Amusement Park opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. This postcard shows the Scenic Railway which ran through the southeastern corner of the Park on an elevated track. This postcard was mailed to...
    • Delmar Garden Villa

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. The Delmar streetcar turned around at the Park's southwest corner to return to downtown St. Louis. This ""loop"" gave the area its name. The Villa was one of...
    • Delmar Garden Villa and Pool

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.);
    • Delmar Garden opened at the end of the 19th century west of the St. Louis City limits. The Delmar streetcar turned around at the Park's southwest corner to return to downtown St. Louis. This ""loop"" gave the area its name. The Villa was one of...
    • Delmar Kingsland Corner

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Kingsland Avenue (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken looking northeast at the corner of Delmar Boulevard and Kingsland Avenue. The Delmar Garden building, home to Walgreen Drug Store in this photograph, was located at the corner where streetcars turned back onto Delmar to...
    • Delmar Kingsland corner, looking south

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Buildings--Missouri--University City; Kingsland Avenue (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph taken in 1957 shows another view of the corner of Delmar Boulevard and Kingsland Avenue. University City Federal Savings and Loan Association was one of three financial institutions in the Delmar Loop. According to a sign in the...
    • Delmar Kingsland Cutoff

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Kingsland Avenue (University City, Mo.); Adelaide Avenue (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph taken from the Delmar Garden Building shows the intersection of Delmar Boulevard and Kingsland and Adelaide Avenues. Kingsland was originally a streetcar track for the Creve Coeur line. In the early teens the route was made into a...
    • Delmar Loop 1906

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Park Hotel (University City, Mo.);
    • This is one of the earliest photographs of Delmar Boulevard and the Delmar Loop. Streetcars ran west on Delmar to Delmar Garden Amusement Park where they turned around to return to downtown St. Louis. A swimming pool was located on the south side...
    • Delmar Loop 1907

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Delmar Garden Amusement Park (University City, Mo.); Park Hotel (University City, Mo.); Parkview Subdivision (University City, Mo.);
    • This early view of the Delmar Loop was taken looking east from the top floor of the Woman's Magazine Building in September, 1907. Delmar Garden Amusement Park is on the left, and a streetcar is just making the "loop" through the southwest corner...
    • Delmar Loop Rexall Drug Store

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Rexall Drug, Inc.;
    • This store at the corner of Delmar Boulevard and Kingsland Avenue in the Delmar Garden Building was a popular location for drugstores over the years. At different times it was home to Glaser Drugs and to Walgreens as well as to Rexall.
    • Delmar Swimming Pool

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Park Hotel (University City, Mo.);
    • This above-ground swimming pool was located at the corner of Delmar and Melville, across the street from Delmar Garden Amusement Park and Delmar Race Track. The Park Hotel is visible in the background.
    • Delmar, looking west 1948

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken about 1948, looking west on Delmar Boulevard Most of the street level stores were retail establishments. Rubenstein's Apparel and Libson's were two of the ladies' clothing stores. The popular Tivoli Theatre is on the...
    • Delmar, looking west from Eastgate

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken looking west on Delmar Boulevard from Eastgate Avenue in 1966. Streetcars no longer ran on Delmar, and the tracks and overhead wires had been removed. The Standard Station on the right was one of four still remaining in...
    • Delmar, looking west from Limit

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Tivoli Theatre (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken on Delmar Boulevard, looking west from Limit Avenue. The last streetcars had run on Delmar, and the tracks and overhead wires had been removed. The Tivoli Theatre was showing "Jumbo," with Doris Day, as well as a Tom and...
    • Delmar, looking west from Melville

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Delmar Bank (University City, Mo.);
    • This photograph was taken about 1948, looking west on Delmar Boulevard from Melville Avenue. Delmar Bank is on the right and Hull-Hobbs House, a popular Loop restaurant, and the Varsity Theatre are on the left. Streetcars still operated on...
    • Donaldson Court Advertisement

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Donaldson Court Apartments (University City, Mo.)
    • The Donaldson Court Apartments were designed by Mauran, Russell and Crowell and built in 1922 at Delmar and Westgate. This double page advertisement appeared in the University City News on September 1, 1923, and promotes its concrete construction...
    • Epstein Plaza

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Epstein Plaza (University City, Mo.); University City Public Library (University City, Mo.)
    • When Kingsland Avenue south of Delmar was realigned with Kingsland Avenue north of Delmar in 1967, a small park was created at the southwest corner across from the soon to be built University City Public Library. In 1974, the park was redesigned...
    • Fire House #1

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • A bond issue provided the funds to build this new Fire House #1 at 6614 Delmar, next to City Hall. It was designed by J. W. Leigh, and was state of the art at the time it was built in 1924. The same bond issue also provided funds to purchase this...
    • First City Hall

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • University City's first city hall, located at 6618 Delmar, was designed by architects Helfensteller, Hirsch and Watson. It was dedicated on April 11, 1911. The east wing housed the Police Department, and the west wing housed the Fire Department.
    • Fishman's Delicatessen

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Fishman's Delicatessen (University City, Mo.)
    • Fishman's Kosher Delicatessen was located at 6321 Delmar Boulevard. This building was slated for demolition as part of the Delmar Loop redevelopment project, and at the time this photograph was taken, the Fishmans were preparing to move. The sign...
    • Fishman's Delicatessen Interior

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Fishman's Delicatessen (University City, Mo.)
    • Fishman's Kosher Delicatessen was located at 6321 Delmar Boulevard, in a building that was slated for demolition as part of the Delmar Loop redevelopment project. The Fishmans moved the business to a new location in University City, though not in...
    • General Film Actress Joan Arliss

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; General Film Manufacturing Company (University City, Mo.); Arliss, Joan; Eckman, Irvin; Fielding, Romaine, 1882-1927;
    • Movie actor Romaine Fielding founded General Film Manufacturing Company in the early 1920's in the former Lewis Publishing Company Egyptian temple style building at 6700 Delmar Boulevard. He began making industrial films and advertisements. By...
    • General Film Director Romaine Fielding

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; General Film Manufacturing Company (University City, Mo.); Fielding, Romaine, 1882-1927; Eckman, Irvin;
    • Movie actor Romaine Fielding founded General Film Manufacturing Company in the early 1920's in the former Lewis Publishing Company Egyptian temple style building at 6700 Delmar Boulevard. He began making industrial films and advertisements. By...
    • General Film Movie Title Card

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; General Film Manufacturing Company (University City, Mo.);
    • Movie actor Romaine Fielding founded General Film Manufacturing Company in the early 1920's in the former Lewis Publishing Company Egyptian temple style building at 6700 Delmar Boulevard. He began making industrial films and advertisements. By...
    • Hanging the Holiday Decorations

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); S. S. Kresge Company
    • These men were probably city employees, given the job of hanging holiday decorations on light poles in the Delmar Loop. This may have been intended for use as a publicity photograph. S. S. Kresge's 5 and 10 at 6655 Delmar Boulevard is in the...
    • Heman to Enright Streetcar Turn

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Enright Avenue (Saint Louis, Mo); Heman Avenue (University City, Mo.); Delmar Bank (University City, Mo.);
    • The Delmar streetcar turned right on Heman Avenue to begin the loop from Heman to Enright to Kingsland to Delmar. Small shops lined these two streets, and Delmar Bank was just opposite the turn on the south side of Delmar.
    • Kingsland Hotel

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • The Kingsland Hotel at 6668 Delmar Boulevard opened originally as the Berger Hotel in 1928. The Crown Bar at the corner of the building had been a restaurant from the earliest days. The first hotels in the Delmar Loop served guests visiting the...
    • Klein's Drug Store on Enright

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Enright Avenue (Saint Louis, Mo); Klein, Carl; Klein Pharmacy (University City, Mo.)
    • Carl Klein was the pharmacist and proprietor of Klein's Drug Store at 6625 Enright Avenue at the corner of Heman and Enright. His was one of several stores that faced the streetcar loop - Delmar to Heman to Enright to Kingsland and back to Delmar.
    • Klein's Pharmacy

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Enright Avenue (Saint Louis, Mo); Klein Pharmacy (University City, Mo.)
    • Klein Pharmacy at 6625 Enright was a long time Loop businesses. It was one of several that faced the streetcar loop - Delmar to Heman to Enright to Kingsland and back to Delmar. When redevelopment closed the streetcar loop. Klein Pharmacy moved...
    • Lantern House

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Lantern House Restaurant (University City, Mo.);
    • The Lantern House opened in the former Delmar Bank building at 6605 Delmar Boulevard in the early 1970's. Located next to the new Ackert Park, this restaurant was a fixture in the Loop until the early 1990's.
    • Lasky's Shoe Store

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.);
    • Lasky Shoe Company was a long time Loop business, for many years located at 6633 Delmar Boulevard. When this photograph was taken, Carl's Delicatessen was located next door at 6635 Delmar.
    • Littman's Sporting Goods Store

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Littman Inc. (University City, Mo.)
    • Littman's Sporting Goods at 6639 Delmar Boulevard offered a wide range of sports equipment, from golf and tennis to croquet and fishing. They even offered radios for armchair athletes. They were a local distributor for both Wilson and Spalding...
    • Looking North to Delmar 1902

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Parkview Subdivision (University City, Mo.);
    • In 1902, Parkview Subdivision was just being developed in the area south of Delmar and west of Skinker. Progress on the development was documented with a collection of photographs commissioned by George W. Lubke, a shareholder in the development. ...
    • Looking Northeast to Delmar and Skinker 1902

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Parkview Subdivision (University City, Mo.);
    • In 1902, Parkview Subdivision was just being developed in the area south of Delmar and west of Skinker. Progress on the development was documented with a collection of photographs commissioned by George W. Lubke, a shareholder in the development. ...
    • Looking South from Delmar to Skinker 1902

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Skinker Road (Saint Louis, Mo.); Parkview Subdivision (University City, Mo.);
    • In 1902, Parkview Subdivision was just being developed in the area south of Delmar and west of Skinker. Progress on the development was documented with a collection of photographs commissioned by George W. Lubke, a shareholder of the development. ...
    • Lou Silk's Loop Market

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Lou Silk's Loop Market (University City, Mo.)
    • By the mid 1960's the former Schenberg's Market at 6660 Delmar Boulevard had changed hands and become Lou Silk's Loop Market. By 1970, it was Guccione's Loop Market. A fire destroyed the building in 1972.
    • Magic Lantern Cinema

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Delmar Boulevard (Saint Louis, Mo.); Tivoli Theatre (University City, Mo.); Kaufman, Nathan; Arthur, Edward; Scott, James;
    • In 1969, the Tivoli Theatre at 6350 Delmar was remodeled and opened as the Magic Lantern Cinema by Arthur Enterprises, Inc. and the St. Louis Cinema Arts Educators. The goal was to offer the best in classic and contemporary film art. Present for...
    • Mangelsdorf Pastry Shop

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Heman Avenue (University City, Mo.);
    • Mangelsdorf Pastry Shop at 606 Heman Avenue was one of the businesses that faced the streetcar loop - Delmar to Heman to Enright to Kingsland and back to Delmar. They promoted themselves as the "neighborhood quality bake shop."
    • Market in the Loop Grand Opening

    • University City (Mo.)--Pictoral Works; Market in the Loop (University City, Mo.);
    • The idea for University City's Market in the Loop originated with the University City Chamber of Commerce. In cooperation with Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, the University City City Council, Commerce Bank and the construction skills...

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