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Monday, December 20, 2010

Rountree's Leather Shop - December 18th, 1910

100 years and two days ago--December 18th, 1910--this amazing full-page ad from Rountree's Leather Shop ran in the Times-Dispatch. Rountree's occupied part of the block on Broad Street where the new federal courthouse building now resides.

Click the ad below for the high resolution image.

2 comments:

  1. Hi Jon.

    Is this the same Rountrees that is now located in the West End?

    http://www.hwrountrees.com/aboutus.asp

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  2. Thanks Charlie....I guess they are the same. I've passed by that current store on Broad Street hundreds of times, but never made the connection til I saw your comment.

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