Side-by-side photos of the corner of Leary Way and Cleveland Street in downtown Redmond. The top photo was taken in during the city’s earlier days while the bottom photo is present day. Photos courtesy of Erez Benari

Side-by-side photos of the corner of Leary Way and Cleveland Street in downtown Redmond. The top photo was taken in during the city’s earlier days while the bottom photo is present day. Photos courtesy of Erez Benari

Redmond: Now and then

A look at Redmond back in the day.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:30am
  • Life

In the early 20th Century, cars and congestion were in the far future, making paved roads a luxury.

A bank, however, was a key cornerstone of most towns and the high-end construction is evidence of the importance of the business. Today, there are no less than four banks in the same area and several dozen throughout Redmond, while this building stocks sandwiches and ice cream instead of dollar bills.

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