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Central Street from the corner of Market Street to Wilde’s Court burned in 1894
It took so long after the fire for the Tyler Building to be built that the empty lot came to be known derisively as “Burdock Park.”
The empty corner created an advertising opportunity on the wall of this store
The empty corner created an advertising opportunity on the wall of this store
The Tyler Block was built in 1906.
The Tyler Block was built in 1906.
Tyler building and trolley tracks
Tyler Block
Inside Tyler’s Department Store

The newly built Tyler Block, 1910. Note the trolley tracks.
After Tyler’s closed, the ground floor was divided in half, and the corner site hosted Quint’s drug store.
Quint’s Corner in Ipswich, circa 1967

 

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