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Peoria, Illinois east bluff.
Peoria, Illinois east bluff.
TitlePeoria, Illinois east bluff.
Religious facilities
DescriptionThe slide reads: "1980/38/56." The photograph shows an aerial view of the east bluff area of Peoria, Illinois as seen from the Lehman Building. On the left side of the photograph the top of the Madison Theater, the Post Office (now Federal Court Building), the First Methodist Church, YMCA, and Methodist Hospital are visible. Along the right side of the picture is the First National Bank Building with an American Flag on the roof, a motel (now site of Holiday Inn City Center), the Shrine Mosque, and in the distance OSF St Franics Medical Center. The Shrine Mosque (brown brick building with two pale blue turrets) is now the Riverside Community Church. A Texaco gas station is to the left of the Shrine Mosque. The Lehmann Building was demolished after there was a fire in the building. The site is now the Twin Towers at Main and Jefferson Streets.
PublisherBradley University Library
Format35mm Slide
SourcePHS slide collection
RightsThis resource is provided for educational purposes only. Copyright to these images is held by the Peoria Historical Society or other persons/entities; images may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed in any format without written permission. Any attempt to download, copy in any manner, and/or circumvent the access controls placed on these files is a violation of United States and international copyright laws and is subject to criminal prosecution. For more information, please call (309) 677-2823 or email
CollectionPeoria Historical Society Image Collection
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