Here stands the enduring hulk of the Highland Theater, the one-time pride and joy of Montgomery’s Highland Avenue “streetcar community”. This neighborhood picture show was opened just after WW II, and managed to stay open for little more than 20 years. In 1950 it was one of 13 single screen […]

Highland Theater

Highland Avenue
Built in 1903, somewhat Romanesque in style. Still a school after 100-plus years. It fronts on a wide boulevard which originally had street car tracks in its median. The tracks were laid about 1890 when Montgomery’s streetcar system was electrified –the first in the world. My wife’s great grandfather, Robert […]

Highland Avenue School