Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2015.032.209.a-r
Collection Chattanooga Times File Collection
Description Series of 18 photographs of Broad Street, mostly in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
a) Broad Street, looking for north from the intersection of 5th. The hills of North Chattanooga and Hill City are visible in the distance past the river. The John Ross building in the right background is at the intersection of 4th and Broad Streets. Part of Buehler's Market's sign is visible on the right as well.
b) Broad Street between 8th and 9th Streets [now MLK Boulevard], Chattanooga Federal and the Read House Hotel visible.
c) the 400 block of Broad Street. The building on the corner is 401 Broad Street and housed Lookout Sporting Goods, and this building now [2015] houses Five Guys.* The building next to that was a car dealership, originally Citizens Motor Corporation.
d) The 500 block of Broad Street at the intersection of 5th Street. Continental Trailways bus station visible, RC Cola in the distance. The view looks north on Broad toward 4th Street, as the buildings in c) are visible in this image as well.
e) "Broad at 4th", gas station, Otasco business visible. The label on the back is incorrect; this intersection is actually 5th and Broad Streets looking south. Otasco was located at 607-609 Broad Street. The large bank building in the background is located at 7th and Chestnut Streets. Commerce Union Bank was established in Chattanooga in 1975 and may have been based out of Nashville, Tennessee.
f) Broad Street and 6th Street looking south, City Finance (601 Broad), Western Auto Supply Company (613-615 Broad), and Commerce Union Bank (7th and Chestnut Streets) visible.
g) Broad Street at the intersection 8th Street, showing the Milton Building, Florsheim Shoes, T.H. Payne Company in the background.
h) Broad Street, near the intersection of 8th Street, Read House and Chattanooga Federal visible. Image very similar to b).
i) Broad Street at the intersection 9th Street, Read House hotel with a sign for the American Nuclear Society, perhaps for a convention or conference held there.
j) Broad Street and 8th Street intersection, Woolworth's Company, First Bank building in background.
k) Broad Street between 8th and 9th Streets looking north, American National Bank building visible in background.
l) Broad Street between 11th and 12th Streets looking south, TVA [Tennessee Valley Authority] building appears to have been under construction.
m) Broad Street looking south from approximately 4th Street. Trailways bus station, Tivoli Theatre, Hamilton National Bank, and the American National Bank visible.
n) Broad Street between 5th and 6th Streets, looking north. Trailways bus station and the Parkade parking garage visible.
o) Broad Street near the intersection of 7th Street, man putting money in meter.
p) Broad Street at the intersection of 9th Street looking north, the Read House and car park at corner, Tivoli Theatre in distance.
q) Similar image to o), Broad Street near the intersection of 7th Street, Sears and Parkade parking garage in distance.
r) Reproduction photograph (circa 1912) of Harry Porter standing behind a 1911 Indian motorcycle. There is an automobile to his side and a horse drawn buggy behind him. Economy Auto Repair Shop is in the background, Broad Street.
Date 1970-1981 circa
Photographer a) John Coniglio; b) Jim Mooney; c-k) Philip Schmidt; l) George Baker
Dimension Details a-k) 9.00" x 7.00"
l-r) 10.00" x 8.00"
Accession number 2015.032