Then – This is a circa 1937 photo (CCHS #0134) of the north side of the 100 block of Scioto Street in Urbana. Moore's Business College was at 100 Scioto Street. In the next building was located Parllete Electric Company at 104 Scioto Street and Miami Granite Co. at 106 Scioto Street and Dr. Poffenberger, Dentist, at 106 1/2 Scioto Street. Note decorative street lamp at corner of the alley entrance.
Now – 2018 photo of same location which is now occupied by the Peoples Savings Bank. Note the street lamp here as compared to the one in 1937.
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