Greenville Avenue, Elevated View 1927, Richardson, Texas

Description:

Elevated view of Greenville Avenue, looking south, probably from Main Street.
In the foreground, on the left, is the First United Presbyterian Church (originally the Trinity Congregation), with Polk St. behind it. The building was completed in 1910. One car is on Greenville Ave. A sidewalk runs along the right/west, side of Greenville Ave.
In the background is Philips Street, with the Mount Calvary Baptist Church on the SE corner of the intersection, completed in 1886. The Richardson School building, opened in 1914, is on the SW corner. Greenville Avenue curves to the left/east at Philips. Numerous residences are also shown, as are utility poles.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Richardson
Creation Date: May 5, 1927
Partner(s):
Richardson Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,447
Past 30 days: 44
Yesterday: 2
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 5, 1927
  • Digitized: June 24, 2003
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Richardson
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
May 5, 1927
Description:

Elevated view of Greenville Avenue, looking south, probably from Main Street.
In the foreground, on the left, is the First United Presbyterian Church (originally the Trinity Congregation), with Polk St. behind it. The building was completed in 1910. One car is on Greenville Ave. A sidewalk runs along the right/west, side of Greenville Ave.
In the background is Philips Street, with the Mount Calvary Baptist Church on the SE corner of the intersection, completed in 1886. The Richardson School building, opened in 1914, is on the SW corner. Greenville Avenue curves to the left/east at Philips. Numerous residences are also shown, as are utility poles.

Note:

Written on Front of Photograph: Richardson, Texas. May 5- 1927.
Photo likely taken on same day as: RPLv003g, Main Street, Elevated View.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Greenville Avenue
Partner:
Richardson Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RPLv005
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Folder V 5
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3067
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public