Building Old Central High School, 1890s

1890s The Attic doesn’t have many photos from before the 1950s, but here is one I managed to find. It shows work crews building old Central High School in downtown Duluth. The school opened in 1892, and they’re close to completion in this shot (only the tower looks unfinished), so it probably dates to 1891…
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Central Mini-Mall, 1979

December 21, 1979 Eleven shops are accommodated in the new Central Mini-Mall. (Karl Jaros / Duluth Herald) Mini-mall unique addition to West Duluth DULUTH HERALD The Central Mini-Mall, a complex of 11 small shops on two levels, has opened for business at 324 N. Central Avenue in West Duluth. The mall, described by one of…
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Festival Foods, 2003

September 11, 2003 The exterior of the new Festival Foods store in the Kenwood Shopping Center, September 2003. (Clint Austin / News Tribune) JUST WHAT THE CUSTOMER ORDERED A CUSTOMER SURVEY GUIDED THE DESIGN OF DULUTH’S NEW FESTIVAL FOODS STORE IN KENWOOD By Jane Brissett, News Tribune staff writer Like many shoppers, Nancy Norlen visited…
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Central State Bank, Date Unknown

Date unknown This undated News-Tribune photo shows the Central State Bank, 1336 Commonwealth Ave. in Duluth’s Gary neighborhood. The bank no longer occupies the building (and is no longer a business – it either closed or was acquired by another bank). The building now houses the Puglisi Gun Emporium. The caption information on the back…
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Gore Stumps For Wellstone, 1996

October 23, 1996 Nearly 4,000 cheered as Vice President Al Gore drummed up support for U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone and Rep. Jim Oberstar at a campaign rally Wednesday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. (Dave Ballard / News-Tribune) GORE STUMPS FOR DEM VOTES VICE PRESIDENT LAUDS WELLSTONE, STRESSES LOCAL INTERESTS AT RALLY IN DULUTH  …
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