King Hill Avenue
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TEXAS AVENUE INTERSECTS





Circa 1918
VACANT
5202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
LOUIS DRAGISITZ SOFT DRINKS
Prohibition Era
5202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
GILBY & ROSS AUTO BATTERIES
5202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
WILLIAM NEARHOOD SIGN PAINTING
5202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
NEARHOOD PLUMBING
5202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
NEARHOOD PLUMBING
5202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
NICK'S SUPER MARKET
5202 King Hill Avenue
ERGANIAN GROCERIES
5202 King Hill Avenue

In 1953, this was Nick's Market




Circa 1921
SHAW TIRE COMPANY
5204 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
KING HILL AUTO SUPPLY
5204 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1940
ASADOUR ERGANIAN GROCERY
5208 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
ASADOUR ERGANIAN GROCERY
5208 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
JOHN BAILE AUTO REPAIR
5212 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
A. L. FRENCH GARAGE
5212 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
A. L. FRENCH GARAGE
5212 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
CECILL WATKINS AUTO REPAIR
5212 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
LLOYD WALKER AUTO REPAIR
5212 King Hill Avenue
KING HILL GARAGE
5212 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
CHARLES ALLEN SALOON
5220 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
SINPAD YERGANIAN POOL & SOFT DRINKS
Phohibition Era
5220 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
J. W. HOUSTON GROCERY
5220 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
YERGANIAN GROCERY
5220 King Hill Avenue




ARIZONA STREET BEGINS





Circa 1915
Pearl Laundry & Dry Cleaning
5302-5306 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1918
Pearl Laundry & Dry Cleaning
5302-5306 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
Pearl Laundry & Dry Cleaning
5302-5306 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
Ehrlich & Sons Manufacturing
5302 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
Ehrlich & Sons Manufacturing
5302 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
Charles Stagg Auto Service
5302-5304 King Hill Avenue
SMITH GARAGE
5302-5304 King Hill Avenue
ANNIGANS BODY SHOP
5306 King Hill Avenue

A.J. Smith proprietor






Circa 1918
St Joseph OK Auto Company
5306-5312 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
St Joseph OK Auto Company
5306-5312 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1923
St Joseph OK Auto Company
5306-5312 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
St Joseph OK Auto Company
5306-5312 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
OK Auto
Auto Repairs
5306-5312 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1955
OK SALES & SERVICE
5306-5308 King Hill Avenue





Trading Post

Circa 1921
MISSOURI DOUBLE TIRE TREAD
5310-5312 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
BOYD MOTOR COMPANY STORAGE HOUSE
5312 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
TRADING POST SUPER MARKET #3
5312 King Hill Avenue Circa 1958
TRADING POST SUPER MARKET #2
5312 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes



CHEROKEE STREET INTERSECTS



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WONDER BREAD THRIFT STORE
King Hill & Cherokee
HOSTESS BAKERY THRIFT STORE
King Hill & Cherokee

This building no longer exists. It was razed in 2016 to make room for a new Wesley Center building
Photo #2 submitted by Rodney Keyes




Church Of God

Circa 1921
Cherokee Baptist Church
Southeast Corner Cherokee & King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
Cherokee Full Gospel Tabernacle
Corner Cherokee & King Hill Avenue
King Hill Assembly of God
5401 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
Church Of God
5401 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
Evangelistic Temple Assembly of God
5401 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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Circa 1918
Gottneb Vogelman Bakery
5402-5406 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
Butter Krust Bakery
5402-5406 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
Butter Krust Bakery
5402-5406 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1930
Butter Krust Bakery
5402-5406 King Hill Avenue

The building no longer exists
Photo #1 - March 1920 St Joseph News Press advertisement






Circa 1940
MICHAEL MORRADIAN RESTAURANT
5413 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
MICHAEL MORRADIAN RESTAURANT
5413 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1950
LOUIS & LORRAINE'S PLACE
5413 King Hill Avenue

In 1950, this was a restaurant



ILLINOIS AVENUE BEGINS





CITY BUS TURNING CORNER
King Hill Avenue & Illinois Avenue







Circa 1940
ELMER GRAHAM FILLING STATION
5500 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
IZER STANDARD GAS STATION
5500 King Hill Avenue
WALTERS TIRES & SERVICE
5500 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1940
HAROLD POWERS ACCOUNTING
5518 King Hill Avenue




INDIANA AVENUE INTERSECTS


MASSACHUSETTS STREET INTERSECTS



King Hill Baptist Church King Hill Baptist Church

Circa 1940
King Hill Baptist Church
5710 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
King Hill Baptist Church
5710 King Hill Avenue

Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1918
CARL HAAS MILK DEPOT
5718 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
C. R. HAAS DAIRY
5716 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
OTTO STEVENS CREAMERY
5716 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
HENRY McKENDRY CONFECTIONARY
5718 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
OTTO SELL, BARBER
5718 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
HALE BEAUTY SHOP
5716 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
HALE BEAUTY SHOP
5716 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
PRICE BEAUTY SHOP
5716 King Hill Avenue
LAWSON BEAUTY SHOP
5716 King Hill Avenue
ROY ELAM BARBER SHOP
5718 King Hill Avenue

Currently one big concreted area exists at the location






Circa 1918
HENRY McKENDRY GROCERY
5720 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
SAYERS & KIRTLEY GROCERY
5720 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
LOUIE KIRTLEY GROCERY
5720 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
LOUIE KIRTLEY GROCERY
5720 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1960
LAMBERDS CERAMICS
5720 King Hill Avenue
MOBILE TV SERVICE
5720 King Hill Avenue
STURGIS MARKET
5720 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
JESSE MILLER DRY GOODS
5722 King Hill Avenue




MICHIGAN STREET BEGINS


HAMMOND STREET BEGINS


MICHIGAN STREET BEGINS





Circa 1921
Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
5801 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
5801 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
5801 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
King Hill First Methodist Church
5801 King Hill Avenue Circa 1958
King Hill First Methodist Church
5801 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






Circa 1924
St James Catholic Church
5804 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
St James Catholic Church
5804 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
St James Catholic Church
5804 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
St James Catholic Church
5804 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1940
VACANT
5805 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
King Hill Methodist Sunday School
5805 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1921
King Hill Avenue Christian Church
5824 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
King Hill Avenue Christian Church
5824 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
King Hill Christian Church
5824 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
King Hill Christian Church
5824 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
King Hill Christian Church
5828 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes



OHIO STREET INTERSECTS





Circa 1921
Harry Jones Drug Store
5837 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
Kinder Pharmacy
5837 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
Cliff Rivers Plumbing & Heating Co
5837 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
Cliff Rivers Plumbing & Heating Co
5837 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1968
J & M UPHOLSTERY
5837 King Hill Avenue

Photo - 1968 St Joseph News Press advertisement






Circa 1921
C. F. EDWARDS GROCERY
5839 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
C. F. EDWARDS GROCERY
5839 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1926
C. F. EDWARDS A-G MARKET
5839 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
C. F. EDWARDS A-G MARKET
5839 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
STOUT'S GROCERY
5839 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
Frakes Grocery
5839 King Hill Avenue

In 1926, it was known to be C.F. Edwards A-G
In 1953, it was Stout's Grocery
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes



HARVARD STREET BEGINS



ONE STOP DEPARTMENT STORE
5910 King Hill Avenue




VIRGINIA STREET BEGINS



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Circa 1958
HILLS BROTHERS SHOES
5940 King Hill Avenue
ONE STOP SHOPPING MART
5940 King Hill Avenue
RICK'S UPHOLSTERY
5940 King Hill Avenue
SOUTHSIDE GLASS COMPANY
5940 King Hill Avenue
CLUB FIT
5940 King Hill Avenue

Photo #2 - submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #3 - 1966 St Joseph News Press advertisement



OXFORD STREET BEGINS



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Circa 1918
BADGER LUMBER COMPANY
6010 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
BADGER LUMBER COMPANY
6010 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
HYDE VALLEY LUMBER COMPANY
6010 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1930
HYDE VALLEY LUMBER COMPANY
6010 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
HYDE VALLEY LUMBER COMPANY
6010 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
HYDE VALLEY LUMBER COMPANY
6010 King Hill Avenue

In 1930 and as late as 1968, a Hyde Valley Lumber Company was at this location. Currently the King Hill Apartments occupies this site
Photo #2 - 1930 City Directory advertisement




Circa 1940
Warren Caraway Confectionary
6016 King Hill Avenue




VASSAR STREET INTERSECTS



Circa 1918
James Hickey Grocery
6030 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
James Hickey Grocery
6030 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
James Hickey Grocery
6030 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
Robinson Sheet Metal Works
6030 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
Robinson Sheet Metal Works
6030 King Hill Avenue
TRI "S" BOYS CLUB
6030 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1940
KING HILL TAVERN
6034 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
ST JOSEPH ATHLETIC CLUB
6034½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
KING HILL TAVERN
6034 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
ST JOSEPH ATHLETIC CLUB
6034½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
KING HILL TAVERN
6034 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1921
C. O. SCHIRMER DRUGS
6035 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1940
SWAN TAVERN
6040 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1955
SWAN TAVERN
6040 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1940
SWAN CAFE
6042 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
SWAN CAFE
6042 King Hill Avenue





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Circa 1918
MRS LENA WOOD GROCERY
6050 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
W N SANDERS GROCERY
6050 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
WOOD'S FOOD MARKET
6050 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
WOOD'S GROCERY & MARKET
6050 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1950
WOOD'S GROCERY & MARKET
6050 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1955
WOOD'S GROCERY & MARKET
6303 King Hill Avenue

Prior to 1951, L K Wood's Food Market was located at 6050 King Hill Avenue as seen in the background of the photo
By 1955, the market had moved to 6303 King Hill Avenue




Circa 1918
JOHN DeFRUITES RESTAURANT
6052 King Hill Avenue





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Circa 1918
CHARLES RICHARDSON SALOON
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
COLBURN & STONER SOFT DRINKS
(Prohibition Era)
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
WHITNEY WELDON SOFT DRINKS
(Prohibition Era)
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
CASH SERVICE STATION
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
VACANT
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1950
DOYLE VANNAMAN HOME OIL STATION
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1951
HOOK & MEADE SERVICE
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
NICHOLSON SERVICE STATION
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1955
NICHOLSON SERVICE
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
SMITTY'S SERVICE STATION
6054 King Hill Avenue
BENNETT'S SINCLAIR
6054 King Hill Avenue
In 1953, this was Nicholson Service station
It later became Bennett's Sinclair
A modern station and convenience store now occupies the address
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes



ALABAMA STREET INTERSECTS



Circa 1921
FRYLING SHOE REPAIR
6100 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
FRYLING SHOE REPAIR
6100 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
VALLEY POOL HALL
6100 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
VALLEY POOL HALL
6100 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
MODEL CLEANERS
6100 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
GEORGE COOK BARBER SHOP
6102 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
A. H. HANS0N JEWELRY
6102 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
J. H. TOWNSEND CONFECTIONARY
6102 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
J. M. BUIS, TAILOR
6102½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
WILLIAM PUGH BARBER SHOP
6102 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
HAZEL PUGH BEAUTY SHOP
6102 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
WILLIAM PUGH BARBER SHOP
6102 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
HAZEL PUGH BEAUTY SHOP
6102 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
THOMPSON'S BARBER SHOP
6102 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
GRAND SILENT MOVIE THEATER
6104 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
W H COOK BILLIARDS
6104 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
F K WESTFALL, PHYSICIAN
6104½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
CROWN AUTO STORE
6104 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
CHITTIM & GABRIEL USED FURNITURE
6104 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
DITTEMORE USED FURNITURE
6104½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
SCHIRMER'S PHARMACY
6104 King Hill Avenue

In the early 1900's, the Grand Movie theater had this address
In 1953, this was known to be Schirmer's Pharmacy






Circa 1918
ELMO MARTIN SALOON
6105 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
SHEEHAN & BUTLER SOFT DRINKS
Prohibition Era
6105 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
OSBORN TAVERN
6105 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
OSBORN TAVERN
6105 King Hill Avenue
4 F'S BAR
6105 King Hill Avenue

Dallas Osborn proprietor of the Osborn Tavern
Proprietor of the 4 F's bar was Eddie Frakes
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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Circa 1918
WILLIAM LITTLEJOHN DRUG STORE
6106 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
SCHIRMER'S PHARMACY
6106 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
SCHIRMER'S PHARMACY
6106 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
SCHIRMER'S PHARMACY
6106 King Hill Avenue
SOUTHGATE GRILLE & LOUNGE
6106 King Hill Avenue

Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




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Circa 1918
NEAL GALLAGHER GROCERY
6108 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
J. F. GALLAGHER GROCERY
6108 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
J. F. GALLAGHER GROCERY
6108 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1932
KROGER GROCERY STORE
6108 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
KROGER GROCERY & BAKING COMPANY
6108 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
CASE MARKET
6108 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
DO-BOY FLOUR COMPANY
6108 King Hill Avenue
VEE'S SANDWICH SHOP
6108 King Hill Avenue

In 1932, this was a Kroger store
In 1953, this was Do-Boy Flour company






Circa 1918
ALB VOGELMAN BAKERY
6110 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
MORRIS H. CHERNICOFF DRY GOODS
6110 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
MORRIS H. CHERNICOFF DRY GOODS
6110 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
JACK CUMMINGS VARIETY STORE
6110 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
MANIFOLD VARIETY STORE
6110 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
WICKAM'S 5 TO $1.00 STORE
6110 King Hill Avenue

Listed as Cummings Variety Store in 1940 city directory
Listed as Wickam's 5 to $1.00 store in 1953 city directory
Photo - 1955 St Joseph News Press Advertisement




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Circa 1918
BASKET STORES No 77
6112 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1918
LOUIS FOX DRY GOODS
6114 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
LOUIS FOX GROCERY
6114 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
BASKET STORES No 77
6112 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
BASKET STORES No 77
6112 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
LOUIS FOX DRY GOODS
6114 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
CASE MARKET
6112-6114 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
LOUIS FOX DRY GOODS
6114 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
LOUIS FOX DRY GOODS
6114 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1945
FOX DRY GOODS COMPANY
6112-6114 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
FOX'S DEPARTMENT STORE
6112-6114 King Hill Avenue
2102-2104 South 10th Street

6112 King Hill was listed as Case Market in 1940 City Directory
6114 King Hill was listed as Louis Fox Dry Goods
6112-6114 King Hill was listed as Fox's Department Store in 1953 City Directory
Evidently between 1940 and 1953, Louis Fox purchased the Case Market and created Fox's Department Store
Fox's Department stores were located at two locations
Both Fox Department Store structures are now gone




Circa 1940
GRAND THEATER
6115 King Hill Ave
Circa 1942
VACATION
6115 King Hill Ave
Circa 1953
KING THEATER
6115 King Hill Ave
Circa 1958
VACANT

William A Leucht King Theater manager
Listed as Grand Theater in 1940 City Directory
Listed as King Theater in 1953 City Directory
Last date open: Sunday, May 10,1953
Last shows played:
Stage to Tucson with Rod Cameron & Wayne Morris
Home in San Antone with Roy Acuff & Bill Edwards




Circa 1918
Edward Graves Barber Shop
6116 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
G. L. Cook Barber shop
6116 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
G. L. Cook Barber shop
6116 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
Ray Adams Bakery
6116 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
Ray Adams Bakery
6116 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
Mary's Beauty Shop
6116 King Hill Avenue





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Circa 1940
VACANT
6117 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
MICHAEL ZWONKA FIX IT SHOP
6117 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1950
WESTERN AUTO'S
SOUTH SIDE APPLIANCE STORE
6117 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1951
BOB SHOFNER'S
NEW AUTO STORE
6117 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
WEINER'S DEPARTMENT STORE
6117-6119 King Hill Avenue
DARCEE'S SCHOOL OF DANCE
6119 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1981
VALLEY TRUE VALUE HARDWARE
6119 King Hill Avenue

In 1981, Valley True Value hardware moved from 6500 King Hill Avenue to this location
Photo #1 - 1976 Weiner's Dept Store photo
Photo #2 - Darcee's school of dance
Photo #3 - 1953 St Joseph News Press advertisement
Photo #4 - 1981 St Joseph News Press advertisement






Circa 1918
WALTER HENMAN SHOE REPAIR
6118 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
WALTER HENMAN SHOE REPAIR
6118 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
W J HENMAN SHOE REPAIR
6118 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
BUIS CLEANERS
6118 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
BUIS CLEANERS
6118 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1960
KLINE'S KOTTAGE
6118 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1940
Herman Weiner Dry Goods
6119 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1911
MORRIS WEISS MILLINERY
6120 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1918
BEN CABLE DRY GOODS
6120 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
HAYWARD & YAGER HARDWARE
6120 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
H E ROBINSON TINNING
6120 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
CHARLES HAGER BARBER SHOP
6120 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
CHARLES HAGER BARBER SHOP
6120 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
SPARKY'S BARBER SHOP
6120 King Hill Avenue





VALLEY THEATER
6121 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1940
FRANK HINDERY HARDWARE STORE
6122 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
FRANK HINDERY HARDWARE STORE
6122 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1955
FRANK HINDERY HARDWARE STORE
6122 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1981
EARTH TREASURES
6122 King Hill Avenue




HYDE PARK AVENUE INTERSECTS



Circa 1918
R. L. McDONALD BRANCH FACTORY
Northeast Corner King Hill Ave & Hyde Park Ave





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Circa 1921
C. S. McKENDRY GROCERY
6201 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
LUSE PHARMACY
6201 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
LUSE PHARMACY
6201 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
BILL KENNY PHARMACY
6201 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1986
STEVENSON FAMILY PHARMACY
6201 King Hill Avenue

Listed as Luse Pharmacy in 1940 City Directory
Listed as Bill Kenny Pharmacy in 1953 City Directory
This is currently Stevenson Family Pharmacy
Stevenson Family Pharmacy has been providing prescription and other services for 30 years
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes





Circa 1918
ALONZO CAMPBELL CONFECTIONARY
6202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
ALONZO CAMPBELL GROCERY
6202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
ALONZO CAMPBELL GROCERY
6202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
YAGER CASH GROCERY
6202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
YAGER CASH GROCERY
6202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
FUZZY'S GROCERY
6202 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
SALVATION ARMY MEN'S SOCIAL CTR
6202 King Hill Avenue

Listed as Yager Cash Grocery in 1940 City Directory
Listed as Fuzzy's Grocery in 1953 City Directory




Circa 1918
MORRIS CHERNICOFF DRY GOODS
6204 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
FIRST PEOPLES CHURCH
6204 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
J. H. STEVENS SHOE STORE
6204 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
STEVENS SHOE & BICYCLE SHOP
6204 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
STEVENS SHOE & BICYCLE SHOP
6204 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
VALLEY SHOE & BICYCLE SHOP
6204 King Hill Avenue

Listed as Stevens Shoe & Bicycle Shop in 1940 City Directory
Listed as Valley Shoe & Bicycle Shop in 1953 City Directory




Circa 1918
JOSEPH ZAWADO SHOE MAKER
6205 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
M. C. SHEPARD RESTAURANT
6205 King Hill Avenue




Circa 1918
W. T. GRACE & COMPANY GROCERS
6206 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
JACOB SIMSTEIN CLOTHING
6206 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
JOSEPH MASSING BAKERY
6206 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
VACANT
6206 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
VACANT
6206 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
WANDER IN CAFE
6206 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1940
CLAUDE GRANT PHYSICIAN
6207 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
BENJAMIN RILES PHYSICIAN
6207 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
PEARSON & PEARSIB OSTEOPATH
6207 King Hill Avenue
LAMBERT PEARSON OSTEOPATH
6207 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
JOSEPH LUSE DRUG STORE
6208 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
JOSEPH LUSE DRUG STORE
6208 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
J. M. DAVIS REAL ESTATE
6208½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
JOSEPH LUSE PHARMACY
6208 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
J. M. DAVIS REAL ESTATE
6208½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
VACANT
6208 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
VACANT
6208 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1957
BILL'S HARDWARE
6208 King Hill Avenue
SHALINE & ADAMS GROCERY
6208 King Hill Avenue





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Circa 1918
INNIS LEWIS HARDWARE
6209 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
I. N. LEWIS HARDWARE
6209 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
I. N. LEWIS HARDWARE
6209 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
I. N. LEWIS HARDWARE
6209 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
MARTIE HARDWARE & SUPPLY STORE
6209 King Hill Avenue





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Circa 1918
EMERY M. MITCHELL GROCERY
6210 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1918
JOHN DeFRAITES RESTAURANT
6210½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
E. M. MITCHELL MEAT MARKET
6210 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
E. M. MITCHELL GROCERY
6210 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
RAYMOND HENSLEY CONFECTIONARY
6210 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1926
E. M. MITCHELL A-G
6210 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
MAUDE MICHELL'S GROCERY
6210 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
AMERICAN POTATO CHIP COMPANY
6210 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
AMERICAN POTATO CHIP COMPANY
6210 King Hill Avenue
US POST OFFICE INZA STATION
6210 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1981
THE FLOOR STORE
6210 King Hill Avenue
BILL's PUB
6210 King Hill Avenue

In 1926, it was known to be E.M. Mitchell A-G
Sometime between 1926 and 1953, it was Mitchell's Market
In 1953, this was listed as a US Post office station
It is currently Bill's Pub, a tavern
Photo #1 - submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #3 - 1940 St Joseph News Press advertisement




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Circa 1918
WALTER HOUSTON BAKERY
6211 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
GEORGE ROBERTS CAFE
6211 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
JOHN KODRAK LIQUOR
6211 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
JOHN KODRAK LIQUOR
6211 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
HYDE VALLEY TAVERN
6211 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
SAMUEL McKAMY CONFECTIONARY
6212 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
WILLIAM SHEEHAN CONFECTIONARY
6212 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
US POST OFFICE INZA STATION
6212 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
US POST OFFICE INZA STATION
6212 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
CITY AWNING COMPANY
6212 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1912
DIXY SILENT MOVIE THEATER
6213 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1918
EDGAR HAYNIE CIGAR SHOP
6213 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
FARMERS POULTRY & EGG COMPANY
6213 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
CHARLES DICKEY REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE
6213½ King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
GIDEON JONES REAL ESTATE
6213 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
KING HILL CLEANERS
6213 King Hill Avenue

This was listed in the 1912 City Directory as Dixy Theater
The red brick building this looks like its vacant now
All above photo and information was submitted by Terry Plumb
Terry drives up from KC and researches theater data for me




Circa 1921
A. D. GREER FURNACE REPAIR
6214 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
EDWARD GRAVES BARBER SHOP
6214 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
EDWARD GRAVES BARBER SHOP
6214 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
EDWARD GRAVES BARBER SHOP
6214 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1924
HYDE VALLEY MOTOR COMPANY
6215 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
R. A. H. ROLLERDOME SKATING RINK
6215 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
MID-AMERICAN TRUCK LINES
6215-6217 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
LATTA TRUCK LINES
6215-6217 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
BRANSON FURNACE & APPLIANCE #2
6215 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1921
J. W. GRIFFIN SWEEPING COMPOUND
6216 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
AMBROSE VANCE, BARBER
6216 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
JOHN HOUSTON BAKERY
6216 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
SAM WAISBLUM SHOE REPAIR
6216 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
TECH-RAD RADIO SERVICE
6216 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1940
SAMUEL WAISBLUM SHOE REPAIR
6217 King Hill Avenue





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Circa 1924
C. B. McAHAN GROCERY
6218 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
CHARLES MASTELLER RESTAURANT
6218 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
CHARLES MASTELLER RESTAURANT
6218 King Hill Avenue
CITY AWNING COMPANY
6218 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1954
STANLEY HEATING & SERVICE COMPANY
6218 King Hill Avenue





Valley Hy-Klas1 Valley Hy-Klas2

Circa 1921
BENJAMIN CABLE DRY GOODS
6220 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
BENJAMIN CABLE DRY GOODS
6220 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
NEW STAR PHARMACY
6220B King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
BEATY GROCERY STORE #21
6220 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
BEATY GROCERY STORE #21
6220 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
NEW STAR PHARMACY
6220-B King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
MILLER HY-KLAS #21
6220 King Hill Avenue
VALLEY GROCERY
6220 King Hill Avenue

This was New Star Pharmacy, John Kodrak owner
It later was occupied by 2 grocery stores
Photo #1 - As it looks in 2013, submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #2 - Chinese style shade with New Star advertising




Circa 1918
FARMERS STATE BANK OF INZA
6223 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
FARMERS STATE BANK OF INZA
6223 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
FARMERS STATE BANK
6223 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
FARMERS STATE BANK
6223 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
FARMERS STATE BANK
6223 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
FARMERS STATE BANK
6223 King Hill Avenue




VALLEY STREET INTERSECTS



Circa 1918
STARMER LAND COMPANY
6301 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1918
INZA POST OFFICE
6301 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
A. J. MILLER REAL ESTATE
6301 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
STARMER LAND COMPANY
6301 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
INZA POST OFFICE
6301 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
STARMER LAND COMPANY
6301 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
INZA POST OFFICE
6301 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
SNOW WHITE SANDWICH SHOP #5
6301 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
VACANT
6301 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1940
HENDRA'S SERVICE STATION
6302 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
HENDRA'S SERVICE STATION
6302 King Hill Avenue
PEDERSON'S SERVICE STATION
6302 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
ANDERSON & HAYWARD HARDWARE
6303 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
VACANT
6303 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
CLYDE SHEEHAN BILLIARDS
6303 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
MICHAEL ZWONKA REPAIR SHOP
6303 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
WOOD'S SUPER MARKET
6303 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
JESSE HURST BLACKSMITH
6305 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
NAVITT & WAGG AUTO REPAIRS
6305 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
GILLESPIE HOOK GARAGE
6305 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
VALLEY POULTRY MARKET
6305 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
PAUL TESCHNER, BLACKSMITH
6305 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
VALLEY POULTRY MARKET
6305 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
VALLEY POULTRY MARKET
6305 King Hill Avenue







Circa 1918
JOHN HAYWARD COAL COMPANY
6307 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1955
PETRO FURNACE & METAL WORKS
6307 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1955
ARMY VETERINARY INSPECTION
6307a King Hill Avenue
BETTY'S CAFE
6307 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1921
LANNING BROTHERS FUEL
6309 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
GILLESPIE BROTHERS FUEL
6309 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
MAX NELSON FEED STORE
6309 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
VACANT
6309 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
J S HURST COAL COMPANY
6311 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
J S HURST COAL COMPANY
6311 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
J S HURST COAL COMPANY
6311 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
J S HURST COAL COMPANY
6311 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
VACANT
6311 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1958
Hyde Valley Motors
6315 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
WILLIAM AKERS COAL COMPANY
6323 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
WILLIAM AKERS FUEL
6323 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
WILLIAM AKERS FUEL
6323 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
MARION BEAUTY SHOP
6323 King Hill Avenue




CENTER STREET INTERSECTS



Circa 1940
ST JOHN'S LUTHERN CHURCH
6402 King Hill Avenue







DICK SMOCK PHARMACY
6415 King Hill Avenue

1977 Newspaper advertisement announcing new location of the pharmacy



CLIFF STREET INTERSECTS



Circa 1924
J C HAYWARD HARDWARE
6335 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1940
SHERMAN CABINESS FILLING STATION
6438 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
SHERMAN CABINESS FILLING STATION
6438 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1940
SHERMAN CABINESS ATTORNEY
6440 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
SHERMAN CABINESS CONFECTIONARY
6440 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1940
SHERMAN CABINESS GROCERY
6440 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
SHERMAN CABINESS CONFECTIONARY
6440 King Hill Avenue
VALLEY COTTAGE
6440 King Hill Avenue

Structure is now gone




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Circa 1940
BUY-RITE GROCERY
6500 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1942
STOP & SHOP MARKET
6500 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1947
STOP & SHOP MARKET
6500 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1950
NICKERSON MAYTAG COMPANY
6500 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
BULLER MAYTAG APPLIANCE COMPANY
6500 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1955
SLUMBER SHOP FURNITURE
6500 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1958
KOVAC'S STOP & SHOP DRIVE-IN MARKET
6500 King Hill Avenue
Dollar General
6500 King Hill Avenue

Currently home of a Dollar General store
Photo #1 - 1947 Stop & Shop News Press advertisement
Photo #2 - 1940 Buy Rite News Press advertisement
Photo #3 - 1950 Nickerson Maytag News Press advertisement
Photo #4 - 1953 Buller Maytag News Press advertisement




GARDENER & SONS SEWER CONTRACTORS
6505 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
WILLIAM KIEFFER GROCERY
6507 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1921
M. L. BROWN GROCERY
6507 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1924
MRS S. M. HILL GROCERY
6507 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1918
GEORGE CUMMINGS CONTRACTOR
6515 King Hill Avenue







RADIO SHACK
6958 King Hill Avenue

Photo - 1980 St Joseph News Press advertisement



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1953 CITY LIMIT BEGINS AT 7000 BLOCK



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STILL'S STANDARD GAS STATION
STILL'S A-G GROCERY STORE
7108 King Hill Avenue

This was Still's combination A-G grocery store and Standard gas station
Currently the structure is gone, now only an empty lot exists
Photo #1 - Harold Still next to the gas pump
Photo #2 - Hazel Still and Jennie Hillyard
Photo #3 - Carl Rosenauer (later became a Western Dairy salesman)
Photo #4 - Clarence & Hazel Still
Photos submitted by Janet Still Wollenman




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