Historical Buildings of Avoca thru the Years . . .
166 & 168 South Elm Street building purchased in 2019 by George Halm has been undergoing some renovation in recent times. These photos were taken March 6, 2021. Check out the colonnades that are beginning to stand out. I believe this is the same building as the 7th photo on page 1 (1906 "Souvenir...
166 South Elm Street - closer view of one of the iron pillars. Mr. Halm is stripping 18 layers of paint off the pillars. (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.)