Mobile Heritage Downtown Photos

The commercial & public buildings along Dauphin plus Government & Church Streets are being restored to their former glory. This String of Pearls delivers the essence of times past.

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Dauphin streetscape from 522 Dauphin Street to Battle House Tower. Mobile, AL.Dauphin streetscape from 270 Dauphin Street to Battle House Tower. Mobile, AL.Crown Theatre. Mobile, AL.Cornice & parapet of Crown Theatre. Mobile, AL.
Dauphin streetscape from 522 Dauphin Street to Battle House Tower. Mobile, AL.Dauphin streetscape from 270 Dauphin Street to Battle House Tower. Mobile, AL. Crown (now Atlantis) Theatre (c1909) (270 Dauphin St.). Mobile, AL.Cornice & parapet of Crown (now Atlantis) Theatre. Mobile, AL.
Art Moderne bar. Mobile, AL.Demouy Building & Abraham Spira Building used as theatre. Mobile, AL.Dauphin streetscape with Demouy, Abraham Spira & Battle House Tower Buildings. Mobile, AL.Burke Building with 1988 balconies. Mobile, AL.
Art Moderne bar (256 Dauphin St.). Mobile, AL.Demouy Building (c1879) (222 Dauphin St.) & Abraham Spira Building (1891) (220 Dauphin St.) used as theatre (1908-31). Mobile, AL. Architect: Rudolph Benz.Dauphin streetscape with Demouy, Abraham Spira & Battle House Tower Buildings. Mobile, AL.Burke Building (c1875) (1 North Royal St.) with 1988 balconies. Mobile, AL.
Burke Building & 3 North Royal Street. Mobile, AL.Garet Van Antwerp Building. Mobile, AL.Terra cotta facade of Van Antwerp Building. Mobile, AL.Terra cotta details of Van Antwerp Building. Mobile, AL.
Burke Building & 3 North Royal Street. Mobile, AL.Garet Van Antwerp Building (1907) (11 floors) (101 Dauphin St.). Mobile, AL. Architect: George Rogers.Terra cotta facade of Van Antwerp Building. Mobile, AL.Terra cotta details of Van Antwerp Building. Mobile, AL.
Renaissance Hotel Tower, Riverview Plaza , & red Abraham Pincus Building. Mobile, AL.Abraham Pincus Building. Mobile, AL.Meyer Building. Mobile, AL.Heritage commercial building. Mobile, AL.
Renaissance Hotel Tower, Riverview Plaza (1983) (13 floors), & red Abraham Pincus Building. Mobile, AL.Abraham Pincus Building (1891) (1 South Royal St.). Mobile, AL. Style: Queen Anne. Architect: Rudolph Benz.Meyer Building (1913) (9 Dauphin St.). Mobile, AL.Heritage commercial building (7 Dauphin St.). Mobile, AL.
Daniels, Elgin & Co. Building with cast iron facade by Badger Iron Works Co. & T.H. Giles. Mobile, AL.Dauphin St. cast iron facade of Daniels, Elgin & Co. Building. Mobile, AL.Heritage commercial building. Mobile, AL.Franklin Fire Engine Company #3. Mobile, AL.
Daniels, Elgin & Co. Building (c1860) (2 South Water St.) with cast iron facade by Badger Iron Works Co. & T.H. Giles. Mobile, AL.Dauphin St. cast iron facade of Daniels, Elgin & Co. Building. Mobile, AL.Heritage commercial building (155 Dauphin St.). Mobile, AL.Franklin Fire Engine Company #3 (1852) (6 St. Joseph St.). Mobile, AL.
Plaque commemorating Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac homestead while governor of Mobile after founding Detroit. Mobile, AL.Saenger Theatre. Mobile, AL.Saenger Theatre. Mobile, AL.John Dahm House & Scottish Rite Temple. Mobile, AL.
Plaque commemorating Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac homestead while governor of Mobile (1713-17) after founding Detroit. Mobile, AL.Saenger Theatre (1927) (6 South Joachim St.). Mobile, AL. Architect: Emil Weil.Saenger Theatre. Mobile, AL.John Dahm House (1873) (7 North Claiborne St.) & Scottish Rite Temple. Mobile, AL.
John Dahm House & Scottish Rite Temple. Mobile, AL.Scottish Rite Temple. Mobile, AL.Sphinx in front of Scottish Rite Temple. Mobile, AL.Scottish Rite Temple facade. Mobile, AL.
John Dahm House & Scottish Rite Temple. Mobile, AL.Scottish Rite Temple (1921) (351 St. Francis St.). Mobile, AL. Style: Egyptian Revival. Architect: George B. Rogers. On National Register.Sphinx in front of Scottish Rite Temple. Mobile, AL.Scottish Rite Temple facade. Mobile, AL.
Cathedral Basilica of Immaculate Conception. Mobile, AL.Government Street Presbyterian Church. Mobile, AL.Barton Academy Alabama's oldest public school. Mobile, AL.William H. Ketchum House. Mobile, AL.
Cathedral Basilica of Immaculate Conception (1829) (Clairborne at Dauphin Sts.). Mobile, AL. Architect: Claude Beroujon. Government Street Presbyterian Church (1836) (300 Government St.). Mobile, AL. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: James Gallier, James Dakin & Charles Dakin. On National Register.Barton Academy (1836) (504 Government St.) Alabama's oldest public school. Mobile, AL. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: James Gallier, James Dakin & Charles Dakin. On National Register.William H. Ketchum House (1860) (400 Government St.). Mobile, AL.
Mobile Public Library. Mobile, AL.United Methodist Church. Mobile, AL.Fort Condé & Conde-Charlotte Museum House. Mobile, AL.Conde-Charlotte Museum [aka Kirkbride House] was Mobile's first jail. Mobile, AL.
Mobile Public Library (1928) (701 Government St.). Mobile, AL. Architect: George B. Rogers.United Methodist Church (1890 then 1907-17) (901 Government St.). Mobile, AL. Style: Gothic Revival with Spanish Baroque front. Architect: George B. Rogers.Fort Condé & Conde-Charlotte Museum House. Mobile, AL. Conde-Charlotte Museum [aka Kirkbride House] (c1822-4) (104 Theater St.) was Mobile's first jail. Mobile, AL. Architect: Peter Hobart. On National Register.
Scarpace House. Mobile, AL.Delacour & Antunez Houses. Mobile, AL.Christ Episcopal Church. Mobile, AL.Neoclassical columns of Christ Episcopal Church. Mobile, AL.
Scarpace House (1916) (160 St. Emanuel St.). Mobile, AL.Delacour (1878) & Antunez (1872) Houses (162 & 164 St. Emanuel St.). Mobile, AL.Christ Episcopal Church (1838-40) (114 St. Emanuel St.). Mobile, AL.Neoclassical columns of Christ Episcopal Church. Mobile, AL.
House serving as church office of Christ Episcopal. Mobile, AL.Christ Episcopal Cathedral offices in heritage houses with cast iron railings. Mobile, AL.Chandler House. Mobile, AL.Curved cast iron steps of Chandler House. Mobile, AL.
House serving as church office of Christ Episcopal. Mobile, AL.Christ Episcopal Cathedral offices in heritage houses with cast iron railings. Mobile, AL.Chandler House (1845) (205 Church St.). Mobile, AL.Curved cast iron steps of Chandler House. Mobile, AL.
Heritage brick house with modest staircase. Mobile, AL.Malaga Inn combines two heritage houses. Mobile, AL.Malaga Inn. Mobile, AL.Hamilton-Smith House. Mobile, AL.
Heritage brick house with modest staircase (158 Church St.). Mobile, AL.Malaga Inn (1862) (359 Church St.) combines two heritage houses. Mobile, AL.Malaga Inn (359 Church St.). Mobile, AL.Hamilton-Smith House (407 Church St.). Mobile, AL.
Front door of Hamilton-Smith House. Mobile, AL.Osborne House. Mobile, AL.Molly Young House. Mobile, AL.Pollock-Compton House. Mobile, AL.
Front door of Hamilton-Smith House. Mobile, AL.Osborne House (1868) (500 Church St.). Mobile, AL.Molly Young House (504 Church St.). Mobile, AL. Style: Eastlake.Pollock-Compton House (1902) (505 Church St.). Mobile, AL.
Farley-Wert House. Mobile, AL.Foote-Trammell House in Detonti Square historic district. Mobile, AL.Heritage townhouse in Detonti Square historic district. Mobile, AL.Robinson Memorial. Mobile, AL.
Farley-Wert House (1870) (602 Church St.). Mobile, AL.Foote-Trammell House (c1885) in Detonti Square historic district. Mobile, AL.Heritage townhouse in Detonti Square historic district. Mobile, AL.Robinson Memorial (257 State St.). Mobile, AL.
Heritage townhouse. Mobile, AL.Heritage townhouse. Mobile, AL.Gidgeon Gee Pugh House in Detonti Square historic district. Mobile, AL.Heritage building on St. Francis St. at N. Jackson St. Mobile, AL.
Heritage townhouse (1857) (256 State St.). Mobile, AL.Heritage townhouse (254 State St.). Mobile, AL.Gidgeon Gee Pugh House in Detonti Square historic district (251 State St.). Mobile, AL.Heritage building on St. Francis St. at N. Jackson St. Mobile, AL.
Statue of Raphael Semmes Captain of Confederate Raider CSS Alabama. Mobile, AL.


Statue of Raphael Semmes Captain of Confederate Raider CSS Alabama (1862-4). Mobile, AL.



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