Queen Street in Belize City, 1920's
LET'S CALL IT OLD QUEEN'S STREET, IN BELIZE CITY.
This was the street of lights. This was the street of Styles. This was the street of Saloons. This was the Police Command Center.
Beginning from left to right:.
THE VOGUE, THE COOPERATIVE MEMBERSHIP STORE, HOODS BAKERY, FAMOUS WICKY WACKY CLUB, MR KATTAN COFFEE PRODUCTS, MR KAY SHOP, THE CHI STORE, SABALA STORE, SHAMMAH SALOON, RODDIES SALOON, GABBS DRUGS STORE.
Across New Road: THISTLE HALL, Barber BOOD, EXPRESS SALOON, VALENCIA SALOON, FRANCO STORE.
Beginning from Paslow Building Right: FORESTRY DEPARTMENT, MS. ALICE PRICE PROPERTY (Now Independence Hall and Belize Times.)
FROZEN CUP SALOON, NEW EASTERN STORE, PRINCE ALBERT HOTEL, POLICE STATION, FRANKLIN DRUGSTORE, MS VARGAS SCHOOL , MAJESTIC THEATER.
Photographs courtesy Noel Escalante. Text by Hector Silva.
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