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Tag Archives: Harrison Street
Partying in Pretzel Alley
This week’s blog celebrates National Pretzel Day (Tuesday, April 26th) by spotlighting a turn-of-the-20th-century Davenport institution: Pretzel Alley. The alley was and is just across from the Davenport Public Library’s Main Street location, running from Main to Harrison Street in the block … Continue reading
Road Construction: Photographic glimpses of past projects
We once again are surrounded by road construction in Davenport. If you are planning on visiting us at Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center at the Davenport Public Library – Main Street branch between now and the end of December please remember … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged 12th Street, 6th Street, Brady Street, East Locust Street, Gaines Street, Harrison Street, River Drive, Vine Street Leave a comment
It Could Have Been Worse: The Centennial Bridge Freeway Proposal
As any Quad-Citian who regularly commutes over the Mississippi can tell you, the Centennial Bridge repair project is ongoing, a new construction project has started on the I-74 off ramps in Moline, and the barges keep stalling traffic over the … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Arsenal Bridge, Brady Street, Bridges, Centennial Bridge, Harrison Street, I-74 Bridge, One-Way Streets, Welcome Way Leave a comment