|Pike Street, c. 1900|
Dan Cohen's, 26 Pike, more here.
Cohen had a chain of shoe stores throughout the midwest. It closed in 1957
|Middendorf's had their own baseball team - not an uncommon thing at the time. From a Facebook post by Joe Middendorf||Middendorf's, 153-55 Pike, 1852|
Herman Hanneken, of Hanneken's Dairy, on Pike
From a Facebook post by his granddaughter, Linda Kreke Higgins
|Harry Faulwetter's mantel store, on the right, was at 3 Pike Street. This is Edward Moore, Jr., behind the wheel, with his cousin, Morgan Coyne, c. 1915. He once raced at Indy. The car is a Crawford (Wikipedia). From a Facebook post by Walter Molony|
Tabling's Dry Goods, 408 Pike
From a Facebook post by Cindy Cobbe Greener
Fred Rehfuss. Carriages, Buggies and all kinds of Wagons made to Order; Blacksmithing and Horse Shoeing. 244 to 250 Pike. c. 1890.
From a Facebook post by Angie Rehfuss
|Accident, Pike Street at Lee, looking north (note Mother of God steeples)
(on the left, 215 Pike, John H. Moore, Wallpaper; 254 and 256 Pike, the Louis Fritz Mineral and Soda Water Co. (Sarsaparilla, Dewey, Cream Soda, America Favorite, Ginger Ale; Bottlers of Lithia, Selzer and Vichy); and 250 Pike, Kieswetter Compressed Air Carpet Cleaning)
From a Facebook post by Judy Marqua Huth
Joseph Hartke's Sons
Carriage Manufacturers; Automobile Repainting
Repairing promptly attended to.
67, 69 and 71 Pike, Telephone South 556
From a Facebook post by Christy Robinson
|Dick Pilger's Service Station, 602 Pike, 1938
From a Facebook post by Dick Pilger's son David
|Gas Station just west of the underpass
Thanks to Leslie Leeke, Sr. for this one. His uncle, John
Edward Smith is the man on the right
|Riedinger's Dry Cleaning, 600 block of Pike, taken out by I-75
From a Facebook post by Muffett Henn Barlow
|Group headed for Baseball's
Opening Day. Dibowski's Cafe
in the background, #6 Pike Street
|Pike Street Scene||Pike Street Scene|
This is George W. Hill, owner of a long-time Pike Street business.
Read more about George H. Hill Co., here.
See his family's Grant County pics, including the original Hill store, here.
|Undated||Boone County Recorder, July 19, 1899||Hill's reminds you they have the best gluten.||Hill donated 40 acres in
Morning View for a Boy Scout Camp
|Pike Street, 1910||Plagiarism is common in early postcards. At least they changed the clouds.||Pike Street, 1910|
The Old Towne Cafe on Pike.
Schuler's Pharmacy, 702 Pike
|Pike Street, 1902||Pike at Lee, toward Main||The Phoenix Cafe
s.e. corner of Pike and Russell
Thanks to Mary Jo Schlickman for sharing this with us. She notes: “I can see
a sign on the tree with
|Pike Street West
|View of Pike Street
East from Washington
|East on Pike|
|Pike Street, c. 1910|
Promotional postcard for Art Off Pike, 2011
In 1914, the Kentucky Post looked back on an old Pike Street
landmark, The Day House. You can read it here.
An earlier Day House story is here.