The Palm Apartments, Palm and North Winnebago Streets

Source: “Budlong Opens Palm Apartment Building May 1,” Rockford Republic, April 30, 1925; “The Palm Apartment Building Now Completed,”  Rockford Daily Register-Gazette, May 2, 1925; building photographed by Jean Lythgoe, August 17, 2020

Main St., South, 107-111

Dow Block: W.H. Cook, genl. contractor, D.C. Dow, office, Idlers Club, I O O F Hall, Arthur T. Johnson, tailor, James T. Joslin, insurance, loans, real estate, I.G. Lutz, fire extinguishers, W.H. Sovereign, real estate, R.E. Turney, insurance

Source: 1911 Rockford City Directory

Dow’s Block: W H Cook, general contractor, D.C. Dow, office, I O O F Hall, A T Johnson, tailor, Rockford Chauffeurs Club, Oscar Schubert, millwork, Te-A-Kun-Kha, B.E. Wade, investments, H.J. Wilcox, real estate

Source: 1916 Rockford City Directory

Dow’s Block

Source: 1921 Rockford City Directory

Dow’s Block: Mrs. Augusta Kreth, beauty parlor, Rockford Window Cleaning Co., Mrs. Maria Stahl, Van’s Saxaphone Shop, W.T. Grant Co.

Source: 1926 Rockford City Directory