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You are gazing at the heart of Council Bluffs in this aerial photo. The camera, pointing slightly northeast, captures dozens of well known landmarks. Bayliss Square, with its X-shaped walks, dominates the lower portion of the picture. Broadway,…

Aerial photo of Broadway, looking northeast, from about 16th Street to First Street and the First Methodist Church. Landmarks pictured include City Auditorium, Strand Theater, and First Methodist Church.

Aerial Photo of West Broadway, looking northwest. Area of photo covers from approximately 6th Street and Willow, northeast to 1st Street/Madison Avenue. Buildings pictured include City Hall, the old Public Library, the old County Courthouse,…

Aerial photo of Council Bluffs, looking north from 9th Avenue along South Main Street . Landmarks pictured include: old public library, old courthouse, Strand Theater, Woodward Candy Company, old post office, old Abraham Lincoln High School,…

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aerial photograph looking north from about 9th Avenue; South Main Street to the lower right and West Broadway across center of photo. Landmarks include: the old Courthouse, the old Public Library, Bayliss Park, the Strand Theater, the Wickham Block,…

Today...a few buildings remain the same as in the 1918 photo. For the most part, however, remodeling and new buildings have kept up with the times.

Broadway looking east from 700 block. Among businesses pictured: Strand Theater, Liberty Theater, Wickham Building. ca 1960?

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Photographs of a fire at the Strand Theater.

In 1951, firefighters had to inspect the theater front's terra cotta decorations after several chunks of concrete toppled to the sidewalks, narrowly missing pedestrians.

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Photograph of the Strand Theater. Destroyed by fire Dec. 1974.

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Reproduction of a photograph of the exterior of the Strand Theater.

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504 West Broadway. West of Main St. Strand Theater, J.C. Penny.

August/September 2014 Historical Society newsletter.
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