Missoula Sketcher’s Sunday Post: Memory Lane

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So this week I’m simply catching up on past posts. Here are a few more sketches of downtown Missoula. Our city is growing and some scenes in these and other sketches I’ve made over the years are changing, or will change very soon.

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Look south on Higgins Avenue toward Front Street, the Florence Building catches the morning sun.

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Back in my college days, this used to be the Red Rooster Trading Post, or something to that extent. It’s been dressed up nicely in recent years and occupied by a new business.

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I got a night at the Holiday Inn Parkside a few years back for my birthday. I sketched this from the balcony of my room on the fourth floor. The hotel is under new ownership and they’re making some extensive upgrades to the hotel.