Tag Archives: Delhi Downtown Historic District

Main Street, USA

Actually, it is First Street, Delhi, Louisiana.  The Delhi downtown historic district is “almost two blocks of party wall commercial buildings facing the railroad along First Street.”  The four buildings right to left pictured above were c. 1895 except for … Continue reading

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Cave Theatre

The 1945-46 Cave Theatre is a brick veneer building with ‘Modernistic’ details (Louisiana Department of Historic Preservation).  It seated 476 patrons when opened.  A particularly impressive detail is the curved-front ticket booth, pictured below in the right corner of the … Continue reading

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Bradley Brothers Building

  The former Bradley Brothers Dry Goods Store was constructed sometime after 1915–possibly late teens or 1920s (National Register of Historic Places description, Delhi Downtown Historic District).  “Bradley Bros” was painted in the set-in area above the transoms, and has … Continue reading

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Corner of First and Charter Streets

The “turn-of-the-century” commercial building on the corner of First and Charter street has undergone a number of changes since its construction.  In 1915, it had a corner columnar entrance, and a corner tower above the second floor–perhaps similar to the … Continue reading

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First Street, Delhi LA

As I mentioned earlier, I made an unexpected stop in Delhi, Louisiana last week on my travels back to Mississippi.  One never knows when making stop to a place never visited if it will be a delightful little detour or … Continue reading

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