Downtown Boone Development Association Collection

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Downtown Boone Development Association Collection

Description

This collection includes 152 color slide images images taken by the Downtown Boone Development Association in the early- to mid- 1990s. The photographs were taken as part of discussions with Main Street North Carolina for possible facade renovations in downtown Boone. The collection includes some images of proposed renovations to certain buildings. Some images include multiple views of the same building in some instances. This is a good architectural record of downtown Boone in the 1990s, many buildings of which look different today.

The collection consists of a single series of images.

Rights Holder

The Downtown Boone Development Association has generously donated digital use rights to these images to Digital Watauga through a deed of gift. Any reprinting, redistribution, or other use of these images outside of Digital Watauga requires written permission from Digital Watauga and the Downtown Boone Development Association. Contact Digital Watauga for additional details.

Collection Items

Rear View of 747 West King Street in Downtown Boone, April 1996
This color slide shows the South rear view of 747 West King Street in Downtown Boone. As of 2019 this building is the site of Wine to Water. The slide reads "Boone 4/96 747 W. King Rear."

Side View of 747 West King Street in Downtown Boone, April 1996.
This color slide shows the West side of 747 West King Street in Downtown Boone. As of 2019 this building is the site of Wine to Water. The slide reads "Boone 4/96 747 W. King Side."

Buildings at 747 West King Street in Downtown Boone, April 1996
This color slide shows a south-facing view of buildings at 747 West King Street in Downtown Boone. As of 2019 this is the site of Ransom and Wine to Water. The slide is labeled "Boone 4/96 747 W. King."

Watauga Democrat Office on King Street in Downtown Boone, February 1993
This slide shows the Watauga Democrat office on King Street in Downtown Boone. As of 2019, this is the site of Ransom and Wine to Water.

The BeansTalk Coffee Shop on King Street in Downtown Boone, 1990s
This slide shows the front of beansTalk coffee shop on King Street, near the intersection with College Street. The slide is numbered "28."

Apartments at 380-412 West King Street, Downtown Boone, 1990s
This slide shows the front of apartment buildings occupying 380-412 West King Street, as noted on the slide mount. The slide is numbered "27."

Lily of the Valley and Hair Gallery on King Street, Downtown Boone, 1990s
This slide shows the front of Lily of the Valley and Hair Gallery on King Street. The slide is numbered "26."

Varsity Men's Wear on King Street, Downtown Boone, 1990s
This color slide shows a southeast-facing view of Varsity Men's Wear on King Street in Downtown Boone. The slide is numbered "25."

King Street Leading into Downtown Boone, 1990s
This color slide shows a view of King Street leading east into Downtown Boone. The Water Street sign is visible in the middle of the photo. Notation on the slide reads "appreciation slides 1"

The Appalachian Theater on King Street in Downtown Boone, 1990s
This color slide shows the Appalachian Theater on the south side of King Street in Downtown Boone. The theater marquee displays showtimes for A River Runs Through It and Home Alone. The slide is numbered "23."
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