Manikin Hosiery Company Building (currently the Lorden Building in Davis Park)

Source: Sanborn Map Company, 1913,  Vol. 1; Republished, 1951.

Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division, Sanborn Maps Collection website (accessed 9/8/2022).

See “Image 22” online:

Source: 2022 Google Maps view of the building known as the Lorden Building, located in Davis Park/Founders Landing, maintained by the Rockford Park District.

Steam plumes from the two towers at the Byron Nuclear Power Plant, photo taken from the Jefferson Street Bridge, 17 miles upstream as the crow flies


One can just make out the two plumes of steam from the two towers. Note the State Street, Chestnut Street and railroad bridges in the photo, as well as the News Tower and the Founders Landing Building at Davis Park.

Source: Photographed from the Jefferson Street Bridge, August 26, 2021, by Jean Lythgoe

“Downtown venues nab $4 Million” – 2013, R.A.V.E., Recession/Recovery

Source:  Rockford Register Star 1/15/2013


“Hotels lose without Waterfront, Airfest” – 2013


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Source: Rockford Register Star 8/11/2013



O.T.W. – “Hours, parking rules for the festival,” 2012 – 8/30/2012

Source:  Rockford Register Star 8/30/2012

“Davis Park-depot plans get$1M from state” – 2012

Source: Rockford Register Star, Saturday, May 12, 2012 p 3A