This Clarendon building was built in 1904 and still functions as a business today.
One way to trace Arlington’s history is through its development. The changing use of this building has paralleled Clarendon’s role for Arlington residents—as a place of utility and socialization in the early 20th Century; utility in the mid-20th Century; utility and leisure in the late-20th Century; and leisure and socialization in the last 20 years.
Can you match the photos to the businesses, and put them in order by date?
- Clarendon Trolley Station
- Murkey Coffee
- Northside Social
- Hurt Cleaners
- The Flea Market Store
- c. 1949
To see more items like these, or to learn more about Arlington's history, visit the Center for Local History on the first floor of the Central Library.
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