Downtown renovation project turns back page of history

A downtown renovation project stirred lots of memories this week when a Jack & Jill sign from the 1940s era was exposed on the north side of the square.
Svehla Law Offices, which now owns the M Street building, had the awning removed from the front of two side-by-side business fronts. Pictures from the Plainsman Museum confirmed that the wooden structure was installed in 1978, though history on the building itself can be traced back to 1916.

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