C’ville, Then and Now: Murry’s Steaks

20490017This building on West Main Street has housed many things over the years. Seen here, circa 1980, in was a Murry’s Steaks shop. It has also been a church and a day labor office as well as a antique shop. In the early 20th Century, local photographer Rufus Holsinger had his studio to the left of this building.

_DSC7599Today, a sign on the side of the building, reveals the former occupant.

_DSC7559The detail in the well-preserved woodwork on the facade of the building stands out among the architecture along West Main Street.

This post is part of our continuing series, “Charlottesville Then and Now”. To see older posts from our original series, visit Charlottesville Then and Now.

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