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  • Tags: Pearl Street and Willow Ave.

Today...from the same corner, the park still resembles the 1888 drawing. Note the similarity in the position of the trees--which were recently involved in a question to be settled by the City Council. The Chamber of Commerce proposed cutting some…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--An artist looking north from the corner of Pear St. and Willow Ave. sketched this conception of Bayliss Park in 1888. Note the bandstand at the spot which now features a lighted fountain. The picture was first…

Today...Council Bluffs City Hall, built in 1940, now occupies the same site. Changed very little in the last 14 years, the building was built by the Works Progress Administration at a cost of slightly over $300,000.
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