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Duluth’s Seven Corners

An aerial view looking across Seven Corners and down Lower Piedmont Avenue in Duluth on June 7, 2000. (Renee Knoeber / News-Tribune) Seven Corners was a famous – infamous? – traffic intersection / bottleneck in Duluth, where Piedmont Avenue, Skyline Parkway, Trinity Road and 24th Avenue West all met in a somewhat confusing, jumbled junction.…
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Aerial Views Of Duluth

Old aerial photos always offer a lot of interesting opportunities to see what has changed and what has stayed the same. Here are a few aerial photos of Duluth from the early 2000s, from the News Tribune archives. Click on the images for a larger view: This photo from October 2003 shows the area just…
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A Building In Duluth Shaped Like A Shoe?

Has Duluth ever been home to a house shaped like a shoe? A reader wrote to me, saying she had once seen an old postcard of a shoe-shaped building that said it was in Duluth’s Piedmont Heights neighborhood. She had never heard anything else about such a structure in Duluth, and I never have –…
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Best Of The Attic, Vol. 1

Next month will bring the third anniversary of the News Tribune Attic site. While I know some people have been with us since the very first posts (and thanks for your continued readership), many others started coming to the site somewhat later. I thought it might be good to highlight some “best of” posts from…
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Nelson Pharmacy, 1978

February 13, 1978 This building at 19th Avenue East and Superior Street soon will be without a pharmacy for the first time since 1908. (Duluth Herald) Neighborhood loses pharmacy after 70 years Duluth Herald For 70 years there has been a pharmacy at the northwest corner of 19th Avenue East and Superior Street. After Wednesday,…
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