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Shops on CentrePointe block, 1948

Posted on August 29, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
View of Main Street in downtown Lexington looking west in August of 1948, a month before the F.W.Woolworth store was to open. The business'  making up this block included Jane Lee, left, Woolworth, and Graves Cox. The buildings on this block were razed in 2008 to make way for the CentrePointe development. Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader August 29, 1948. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

A west-facing view of Main Street in downtown Lexington in August 1948, a month before the F.W.Woolworth store was to open. The businesses making up this block included Jane Lee, left, Woolworth, and Graves Cox. The buildings on this block were razed in 2008 to make way for the CentrePointe development. Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on Aug. 29, 1948. Click here to see Woolworth on opening day, and click here to see the other side of this block, before its buildings were torn down to make way for Woolworth. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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