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Nearby, the intersection of Olive and Taylor houses a modest but appealing commercial district. Abandonment and cheap renovation had plagued the district; the area collapsed about the same time as nearby Gaslight Square. In addition to the buildings shown here, the Eugene Field School building also stands nearby.

Top: The Taylor-Olive Building.

Center: various small storefront buildings.

Bottom: the Lister Building (1905) and annex (1914). Both the Lister and the Taylor-Olive buildings are National Historic Register properties. Photographs are from December 1998.

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