I guess that it’s inevitable then, that sooner or later I would be updating some of the “Now” photos – relegating them to lowly “Then” status!
Here’s a good example. Baetz Dairy Bar and the Lorain Arena has long been a favorite topic on this blog since 2010, when the property was for sale.
Over the years, I've found several photographs of the buildings, showing how the property evolved.
Here’s the Grand Opening ad for Baetz Dairy Bar, which ran in the Lorain Journal on June 9, 1949.
And here’s a 1955 aerial view, after the Lorain Arena was built right behind the Dairy Bar.