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These images were taken from outside the park on the hill on Broadway. On the far right can be glimpsed the bandstand. The paths between the pavilions are well defined and the landscaping is mature.
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These early images depict the Congress Spring, the Bandstand and the Columbian Spring in what is known as Congress Spring Park. A wrought iron fence surrounds the property and runs along East Congress St.
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A Dipper Boy reaches into the tube containing the flow of the Congress Spring. A wooden bar surrounds the spring and people are standing around it, drinking the waters. The pavilion itself is simple in lines. Written in the border of the card is the…
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The original pavilion over Congress Spring is shown in these images. A wrought iron fence surrounds the area.
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The Congress Spring was first drawn by artist Augustus Knoller; his original work was copied and elaborated on by so many followers it is almost difficult to differentiate one from another. These images show the Congress Spring and Columbian Spring…
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These images depict a room swimming in sunlight. The furniture has been covered in a floral print and is randomly placed around the room.
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These images of the parlor of the Grand Union are quite bright in terms of lighting. The floor to ceiling windows have white draperies and shutters. Every other window now has a mirror. The ceiling is painted white. The furniture is more sparse and…
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These are images of the parlor of the Grand Union Hotel. The room is quite full of furniture that is laid out randomly. The ceiling has been painted to accent the middle chandelier.
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These images depict the parlor of the Grand Union Hotel. The furniture is upholstered and heavy. On the walls next to the doorway are hung huge mirrors.
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These are images of the parlor at the Grand Union Hotel. The ceiling of the large room has been painted and stenciled. Dark, heavy valances are hung over the windows. The chandeliers have cup shaped globes and the ceiling fixtures are recessed. On…
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