Court Street at Night, Athens, Ohio (1970s)

Court Street at Night, Athens, Ohio (1970s)
1970s postcard depicting Court Street at night in Athens, Ohio, from the hill behind the armory building. It shows the Athens County Court House, Sammy’s, SOHIO station, Harris Furniture, Sherwin Williams Paints, Ferd Hack Auto Supply, Luckoff’s, and other establishments along the main drag.

Estimated Date: 1970s

Series: Ohio University

Era: Chrome Era
Condition: Unused

Here is a promotional film for Ohio University around the time this postcard was published:

The description on the back of the card:
Court Street at Night, Athens, Ohio

Back of a 1970s postcard depicting Court Street at night in Athens, Ohio.
Back of a 1970s postcard depicting Court Street at night in Athens, Ohio.

Publisher: Logan’s – The University Store, Athens, Ohio. Curteichcolor.

Logan’s Bookstore used to be at the corner of Union and Court streets in Athens, Ohio, near Ohio University.

Established in 1898, the Curt Teich Co. was best known for its wide range of advertising and postcards of North America. By the 1920s, it was producing so many postcards with borders that they became recognized as a type dubbed “White Border Cards,” creating an “era.” Later, Curt Teich’s innovations in this printing technique directly led to the production of what we now call “linens” by the early 1930s.
Read more about the Curt Teich Co.

Rights Info: Copyright most likely belongs to Logan’s Bookstore and Curt Teich Co.

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