Albion Interactive History / Streets / Porter Street

Albion Interactive History

Albion Interactive History / Albion Interactive Map / Streets

Porter St W & E

Porter St W, north side [from west to east]
34-306
34-305

Porter St W, south side [from east to west]
34-304
34-303
Porter St E, north side [from west to east]
34-310
34-313
34-115
34-118
34-121
34-122
34-123

Porter St E, south side [from east to west]
34-124
34-120
34-119
34-117
34-116
34-312
34-311

Description
Porter is an east west oriented street with a small two block segment on thewest side of town that is part of the historic downtown. The road begins againon the east side of town running from S. Monroe St. to S. Clark St. Asignificant part of this section passes through the campus of Albion College,passing by the several campus building before terminating on the east side oftown near Harrington Elementary School.W. Porter St. once contained several thriving businesses, as shown in this 1914 photograph. To the firght is the four-story Eslow block, and other brick buildings the Eslow’s erected. On the left can be seen the ornate pole of the Snug Barber Shop.



Back to Streets

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>
*
*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.