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Summer in Rome: Streetscape photos from Broad Street

Featuring 25 summer streetscape photos from a July visit to Broad Street in Rome, Georgia

The crepe myrtles and potted plants are in bloom in midsummer.

I got hooked on historic downtowns only a few years ago. The colorful downtown Rome is the place where it happened. It is easy to see why. 

Broad Street is the main street of the historic part of the downtown. The Oostanaula River, the Etowah River and the Coosa River converge near the east end of the old commercial strip, and there are historic churches and government buildings — including the c. 1892 Floyd County Courthouse — within walking distance.

Rome has 20 listings with the National Register of Historic Places. Those include seven districts with multiple properties. The photos on this page are from the Between the Rivers Historic District.

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