Saturday, May 21, 2016

Covington Street Photos - 1970's

Here's a collection of photos of streets in downtown Covington in the 1970's, as well as a couple of Claiborne Hill photos.

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Boston Street Southern Hotel


Above, Fair Parade October 5, 1979


Boston Street in Front of Old Courthouse


Boston Street across from Old Courthouse


Columbia Street, looking north from Rutland. Heritage Bank is where White's Store was.




Columbia Street, looking northward towards Boston Street


Hebert Drugs, where del Porto Restaurant is today.



New Hampshire St., looking northward from Boston St.


New Hampshire St., looking northward from Gibson Street, showing Burns Furniture Company and Ben Franklin Variety Store. The Youth Service Bureau is where the Ben Franklin store was located. 



New Hampshire St., looking northward from Rutland St.


Corner Boston and New Hampshire Streets


Southern Hotel building


Claiborne Hill, looking east from the overpass


Southern Hotel Building



Boston Looking Eastward From New Hampshire




Badeaux's Drive In, 21st Avenue at Tyler Street


Columbia St., looking north from Rutland St.


Covington Motors Staff, across from train depot on N. New Hampshire


Boston St., Looking East from Columbia Street



Boston Street, looking towards bridge from overpass. Holden's Gulf Service Station is at left


Holden's Texaco


A & P Supermarket


Lee Lane at Boston, Chamber building


Two photos of Southern Hotel under renovation




The Werhli House on New Hampshire Street, located in area now a parking lot for Citizens Bank