Ron Ciervo – Woolworth Store II ,
Photo is a composite of original Robertson & Fresh photograph dated 14 October 1941 and current image from the intersection of Franklin & Polk Streets Tampa, Florida. The F.W. Woolworth store was located at 801-805 North Franklin St. Adjacent properties evident in photo are the old Butler’s shoe store at 807 North Franklin, and the S.H. Kress store at 811 North Franklin St. The modern building prominent in the background is the Sam M. Gibbons U.S. Courthouse.
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Historic photograph Historic Photograph Courtesy of the USF Tampa Library Special Digital Collections
Modern photograph by Ron Ciervo