We will boldly put it that this look into the Jackson Street regard, ca. 1907, looks through the future site of the East Kong Yick building and so also of the Wing Luke Asian Museum. The ruins left of center are the south facade of what remains of the Holy Names Academy that was built in 1884 on the east side of 7th Avenue mid-block between Jackson and King Streets. I think it likely that the historical photorapher could have had a conversation with anyone and their loud voices standing on or near the east side of 8th Avenue near the north margin of Weller Street – so long as they stopped that regrade work and allowed them to shout. This picture like many others is used courtesy of Lawton Gowey, an old friend who by now passed long ago.

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