Veterans Who Have Passed–Larry Johnson

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Jan. 28, 2022.

Local Artist, Major Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies At 41

 

 

 

Source:  Thibault Camus/ AP File

 

Source:  Rockford Register Star, USA Today Network, Nov. 29, 2021.

Rockford Public Library groundbreaking ceremony, 215 N. Wyman Street, October 20, 2021

Dignitaries included Mayor Tom McNamara, library board president Paul Logli and director Lynn Stainbrook. Scandroli Construction Co. is building the new library at 215 N. Wyman Street.

Photographed by Jean Lythgoe, 10-20-2021

Florence Apartments, 613 College Avenue, built 1926

Sources: Rockford Republic, March 23, 1926; Google image captured May 2019. Note carvings on the lintel and pillars as well as Google camera car in reflection of front door.

 

Rockford Elks’ Club, 210 W. Jefferson Street, opened 1912. Architect: Chicagoan Lawrence E. Buck. Note green tiles.

 

 

 

Sources: Google Image captured May 2019, Rockford Republic, January 24, 1912.