Before & After: Hamer Street
This photo comes by way of Ohio Memory which is a collaborative project of the Ohio Historical Society and the State Library of Ohio. The photo description is as follows: “This photograph shows a grocery store at the junction of Hamer, Back and Benton Street, near Jackson Hill Park, north of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.” The photo is part of the Ohio Guide collection created by the Ohio Federal Writers’ Project from the days of the WPA.
For more information about this photo and access to a high resolution version of this photo, go HERE.
The photo above was taken from the sidewalk in front of 1667 Hamer Street (which was recently adopted through OTR ADOPT). Here is this intersection today, photo courtesy of OTR ADOPT:
A couple buildings that were adopted through OTR ADOPT are nearby and so is 1700 Vine Street. Check them out on this Google map: