218-220 East Central
The Gateway Hotel was built between 1919 and 1925. They didn’t advertise in the paper, but this 1930 news article gives a few details about the place.
1933 article on the Gateway Hotel being used as a relief station during the Great Depression
Temporary Goodrich personnel office set up on East Central, 1944
Miami War Surplus ad, 1948
Miami Sign Service welcomes Moonwink Grocery, 1950. Moonwink was next door to me, and I still remember the winking moon sign on the roof. Nice job, boys!
Parker’s Second Hand Store, still at it in 1947
Yale Studio ad, 1954
Jones Paint and Supply ad, 1959
Roy’s Bike and Fixit Shop ad, 1961
The Carpet Corner ad, 1968