United Artists Building

United Artists Film Exchange

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Today we explore 312 South Harwood, a distinct small structure at the corner of Harwood and Wood Streets that is a Contributing Building to the historic district. Located along a busy stretch of Harwood Street the brick and timber structure — similar to many early 20th Century buildings in the neighborhood — made it perfect […]

Supergraphic Harwood

The Affect of Advertisements on a Historic District

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A Supergraphic advertisement rising on the wall of 1920 Elm Street in 2010 was the main culprit for major changes in the area. The pocket park located at Harwood/Elm was adversely affected (see this post for more information) and the district’s image as a whole was compromised by a non-compatible form of large-scale advertising. While perhaps […]

Harwood Pocket Park

Harwood & Elm Pocket Park

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It’s been about one year since major modifications took place at the pocket park located at Harwood and Elm Streets. Let’s review how the advertising and landscape changes continue to affect the district. The pocket parks along Elm (referred to here as the “Harwood Pocket Park” at Elm/Harwood and the mid-block “Elm Street Pocket Park”) […]