Eight St. Holland Michigan

This vintage view of Eight St. in Holland, Michigan shows 1940s era cars and shops. Holland is a very visited tourist stop in Michigan located on the shores of Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa. As it’s name indicates, Holland is a glimpse into the European country of Holland and it’s people’s lifestyle, customs, dance, clothing, […]

Monument Circle in Indianapolis

Vintage postcard of Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana which is the center or hub of the city. Streets and avenues radiate from this point as the nucleus of the city plan. The monument in the center is the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument. It is 284 ft. 6 in. tall. The design is neoclassical by […]

The Seneca in Rochester NY Vintage Postcard of a Hotel

This vintage postcard shows the Hotel Seneca in Rochester, New York circa 1910 – 1920. The following is a news article in the New York Times about the opening of the hotel: ROCHESTER’S NEW HOTEL.; The Seneca, a Beautiful and Modern Hostelry, Opens To-day. Special to The New York Times. September 14, 1908, Monday Page […]

Main Street Ralston Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows Main Street in Ralston, Pennsylvania in 1900. This is a quaint view of a time when the roads where not paved and wood frame houses with front porches lined the streets. A couple is out in Victorian dress in this mid-winter Main Street view of 1900. The town of Ralston, situated […]

Roosevelt Hotel Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows the Roosevelt Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the early 1940’s. At the time of this postcard, The Roosevelt was a grand hotel that many visitors traveling to Pittsburgh would stay in. Today it is the Roosevelt Arms Apartments, 609 Penn Ave. in Pittsburgh. A bit of Pittsburgh trivia is that […]

Downtown Pittsburgh City Streets Vintage Postcard

This beautiful vintage postcard from 1900, shows Downtown Pittsburgh with the corner of Fifth Avenue and Wood Street during a busy day. One can see the people in Victorian dress along the sidewalks, with the Pittsburgh Trolley Cars moving through the streets. This view of Pittsburgh is particularly bright and pretty as many of the […]

John D. Rockefeller Home Vintage Postcard

This 1912 vintage postcard shows the John D. Rockefeller Home in Cleveland, Ohio which was used as the Rockefeller’s summer home. John D. Rockefeller was the founder of Standard Oil Company and revolutionized the oil industry through his efforts in modernizing equipment and opening new shipping methods. Rockefeller also is know for his philanthropy and […]

The Citadel Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows The Citadel in Columbus, Ohio by night. The postcard has captured the lights shining out from the tower and colorful signs along the side of the building as they reflect into the water of the Scioto River. Originally called “A. I. U. Citadel”, The Citadel, of Columbus, Ohio stands 555.5 feet […]

State of Ohio Office Building Vintage Postcard

This 1948 vintage postcard of Columbus, Ohio shows the “new” State of Ohio Office Building located on the Scioto River front. The original postcard read, “It harmonizes with the public buildings comprising the Civic Center Group. Seventeen different departments of the State of Ohio Government together with the State Library are located in this building.” […]

Lafayette Square Vintage Buffalo NY Postcard

This vintage postcard was not dated, but seems to be from 1907 – 1910 time period. It shows Lafayette Square in Buffalo, New York which is named for General Lafayette, the famous French hero of the American Revolution. Lafayette Square was part of the original urban plan for Buffalo as designed by Joseph Ellicott and […]