Main Street (Belt Line Rd) and Central Expressway (US Hwy 75) Intersection, 1988, Richardson, Texas

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Intersection of multi-lane, partially divided street with expressway access road. Motor vehicles are shown parked in a parking lot with angled parking. To the right/east is a strip of retail businesses. On the left/west is the northbound access road to an elevated portion of North Central Expressway. West Main Street extends under the Expressway. On the center horizon is a multi-story building (FirstCity Bank) with horizontal rows of windows. Right/east of that building the top of a water tower is just visible above trees. Three flags on poles are on the north side of West Main, at the edge of ...

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Creator: Unknown. 1988.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Richardson Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1096 times , with 11 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Intersection of multi-lane, partially divided street with expressway access road. Motor vehicles are shown parked in a parking lot with angled parking. To the right/east is a strip of retail businesses. On the left/west is the northbound access road to an elevated portion of North Central Expressway. West Main Street extends under the Expressway. On the center horizon is a multi-story building (FirstCity Bank) with horizontal rows of windows. Right/east of that building the top of a water tower is just visible above trees. Three flags on poles are on the north side of West Main, at the edge of the bank parking lot. Motor vehicles are visible on all streets.
Signs on buildings: FirstCity Bank, Barton & Howell Dry Cleaners, The Shoemaker Shoe Service, Ali's Master[?] Alterations, Custom Cloth[?]. Signs on poles: Pizza Villa, Central Center / Dry Cleaning, Laundry & Cleaning.
Also: Street lights on poles, traffic signs and signals.
Additional Information:
Shown is the 300 block of West Main St. (which is Belt Line Rd east and west of the downtown area).

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Beltline (Main) @ Northbound U.S.75 Service Road, 1988

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLv003h
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder V 3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3071

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1988

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  • May 10, 2005, 1:58 p.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2007, 3:38 p.m.

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Main Street (Belt Line Rd) and Central Expressway (US Hwy 75) Intersection, 1988, Richardson, Texas, photograph, 1988; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3071/: accessed August 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.