Taylor School (originally Grammar School #11) stands with a vacant stare toward the neighborhood that it faithfully served for many years. Built in 1897, it is one of the oldest surviving school buildings in Davenport,IA.
Hose Company No. 4
This is the International Fire Museum, located in the Village of East Davenport,IA. It shows an old fire engine, photos and fire apparatus from throughout the world. Once a small fire station, its diminutive size fits the neighborhood perfectly with its shops, restaurants, and pubs.
The Col Ballroom is located in the West End of Davenport, Iowa, United States. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and on the Davenport Register of Historic Properties as the Saengerfest Halle.
1890 view of Brady St. Davenport,IA
Looking north up Brady Street from 2nd Street, this major street in Davenport,IA was a hub of activity. Horse drawn buggies and wagons were the order of the day, several years before the advent of the automobile. Davenport was one of the first communities in the United States to get trolley service, as is evident by the overhead lines and tracks in the brick streets. Note the variety of signs toting the numerous businesses that once lined this street. A vast majority of these great old…
Riverfront & Parks
With the Mighty Mississippi at our front porch it provides the perfect backdrop for our riverfront parks and a variety of outdoor activities. There is a lot to see from the downtown riverfront bike paths. There are restaurants, attractions, stores, and parks not too far from the path that can make for an enjoyable trip on your bike.