The city gradually added boardwalks to the city avenues and residential areas. An ordinance was passed requiring property owners to keep them in good repair.
Virginia avenue boardwalk – 1906.
Mahan Avenue Boardwalk circa 1906.
Completions of boardwalk curbs.
Notices out houses behind homes, dirt streets, narrow board walks behind homes to alley. Photo: 1907 WV State Archives.
* Photos courtesy of – WV State Archives, Kenneth Loy, and James Piccirillo.