Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Then and Now: 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue West near Liberty Street

Then.  A black-and-white print from the Borg Studio.  

For many years, the corner business in the 3-story building at 100 Liberty Street was Widmann Drug Store.

According to the 1967 Warren City Directory, the following businesses on Pennsylvania Avenue West, listed from left to right, occupied the 5 storefronts shown above (with 1983 updates)
  • 254 - Carson Finance Company (Associates Consumer Discount)
  • 252 - Betty Dixon Candies (same)
  • 250 - Rix's Barber Shop (Pounds-Away reducing salon)
  • 248 - Powder Puff Beauty Salon (Styles Unlimited beauty salon)
  • 246 - vacant (John Rix Barber Shop)

Now.  (Photo taken on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016)

Photo by Retiring Guy

The back-office operation of Northwest Savings Bank now occupies this section of downtown Warren.

Other Warren Then and Now posts:
The corner of Second Avenue and Market Street.  (9/5/2016)
Intersection of Second Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren PA.  (10/7/2013)
Market Street, Warren PA 16365.  (9/18/2013)
Hickory Street and West Third Avenue, Warren PA.  (9/17/2013)
Liberty & Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren PA 16365.  (9/17/2013)
Liberty Street Looking from Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren Pennsylvania 16365.  (9/16/2013)
Then and Now:  Warren National Bank Building.  (9/11/2013)

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