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Census blog

The area between Gilham Rd and Cherry street changed drastically over these time periods. The main reason was because the population continued to grow every year. African American and
White were the more dominant races between the years. As this area began to change, there was an increase in income, greater amount of individuals that were educated and attended some college and the housing rates and rent were increased dramatically.

Gilham Road and Cherry Street

The history between Gilham Road and Cherry Street hasn’t changed much at all. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find a sanborn map for the period 1895 because my area hadn’t quite been developed yet. Approaching the 1909 period, my area is beginning to develop and buildings are being built. Over time, this area had several apartment buildings, auto stores, churches, schools, you name it! As time went on, some of those buildings began to fade away. Fortunate enough, when observing the area today, a couple of those buildings still exist and are in fairly good shape. Here’s a couple photos of the sanborn maps and pictures that I’ve taken.