Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

6-1981

Description

Morgantown is home to West Virginia University and is the largest town in the North-Central region of West Virginia. This photograph looks south on Rt. 119 in the First Ward neighborhood. Many of the businesses have changed since this 1981 photograph, however High St. remains a vibrant commercial district and was refurbished in the early 2000s.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morgantown,_West_Virginia

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Buildings -- West Virginia -- Morgantown; Cities and towns -- City blocks -- West Virginia -- Morgantown; Urban economics -- West Virginia -- Morgantown; Retail trade -- Stores, Retail -- West Virginia -- Morgantown;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

West Virginia

City Name

Morgantown

Street Address

450 High St.

Keywords

city blocks, commercial streets, downtown, fashion outlets, retail, shops, neighborhoods, signage

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