Historical Buildings of Avoca thru the Years . . .
1969 Centennial photograph including the Avoca Post Office and the old Fullerton Lumberyard that was located north of it. (Courtesy Becky Woltmann)
This was the old Wendt Produce Building that is being torn down in late 2019. Here you can see the building getting down to some of the earlier look after asbestos in the old siding has been removed. Enjoy this photo as soon this old piece of Avoca History will be demolished. Photo taken November...
December 23, 2019 -- The old Wendt Produce Building seen in the previous photo on 11/25 was being demolished today 12/23. Here's how it looked early afternoon from the south. (Courtesy Barbara Butcher)
These grain storage quonsets owned by Darren Becker who had purchased them from The Scoular Company of Hancock are in the process of being demolished. Here they are viewed from the west and still intact on March 7, 2020. (Courtesy Barbara Butcher)
View from the east after about half of the quonset had been demolished. Photograph taken March 15, 2020. (Courtesy Barbara Butcher)
Two grain bins used to sit north of the quonset. This is a view of one of the grain bins after it had been demolished. Its base is still visible. (Courtesy Barbara Butcher)
Driving by the area on May 1, 2020 found the entire quonset torn down and hauled away. (Courtesy Barbara Butcher)
Identified as Kubik's Korner in Avoca with Roger & Betty Kubik posing in front. (Posted on "Facebook" by Rick Blum to the Walnut Creek Historical Society page. 04/05/2020.)
The Avoca Physicians Clinic officially opened for business on January 17, 1983 following an Open House on January 16th. Dr. R. E. Donlin and Dr. R. D. Harris announced regular office hours for the clinic five mornings each week. The clinic was a joint effort between the Harlan Hospital and the Avo...
Avoca Speedee Mart changed hands March 25, 2020 when David & Roxanne Jacobsen retired. New owner is from the Omaha area, and the business will retain the same name. Photo taken June 27, 2020 when regular gas was $1.99 per gallon. (Courtesy Barbara Butcher)
Casa Mexicana located at 133 North Elm Street in Avoca opened it doors to customers June 27, 2020. Previously known as the Old Main Street Grille. (Courtesy Barbara Butcher)
Names and street addresses associated with these businesses were taken from the book "A Community History Avoca, Iowa. 125 Years of History. 1869-1994" which was published to go along with Avoca's Quasquicentennial celebrated in July 1994. (Note that holding your mouse over a photograph will pause the photo in the slide show. Click on picture to enlarge. Click on four-arrow pointed icon to go full screen.)