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  • Tags: 1970s

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Linn Street entrance to the Carnegie Library, June 1975

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Carnegie Library with east side addition, June 1975

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South Linn Street intersection with East Washington Street downtown.

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Businesses featured: Dotty Dunn Hats, Rosheks, Moose, Iowa State Bank & Trust Company. There appear to be Christmas decorations on a building and street lamp.

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Buildings and businesses featured: Old Capitol Building, Iowa State Bank & Trust Company and Auto Bank

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Businesses featured: Old Capitol Apartments, Swails Frigidaire. "Bull" Durham ad.

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Businesses featured: Lorenz, Green Cross, Bremers,

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During urban renewal. Future site of Old Capitol Mall. Graffiti: "Love the people not the needle!!"

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Future site of the Old Capitol Mall. View of South Clinton Street downtown.

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Future site of Old Capitol Mall. Old Capitol building and Pentacrest in the background.

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View of the rubble left after demolition of Block 84 in downtown Iowa City during urban renewal project. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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View from Burlington Street of Johnson County Courthouse surrounded by empty fields and rubble from urban renewal. Also pictured: U.S. Post Office and Goodyear Service Center on Clinton Street.

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View of Johnson County Courthouse surrounded by empty fields and rubble from urban renewal.

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View of Johnson County Courthouse surrounded by empty fields and rubble from urban renewal.

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View of door of Les' Barbershop, 124 1/2 College St. Barbershop was in the Odd Fellows building which was torn down during the urban renewal project in Iowa City.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Parked cars, building materials. Old Capitol in the background.

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Business pictured: Campus Stores, 17 West College Street.
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