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An old lantern-style street lamp and the Growth Avenue road sign in front of a 19th Century factory building in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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Growth Avenue

The area around West Main Street used to be a major industrial area in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Today, most of the old factories are gone. The neighborhood that once housed the workers is now impoverished.

The Ward Corporation, which occupies several ancient 19th Century brick industrial buildings on the north side of West Main is one of the few industrial businesses left in the area. This building, on the east side of Growth Avenue, houses the company's offices.





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SKU Print Size Framed or Unframed Price Qty.
growth-avenue-small-unframed 6x9 inch Unframed $200.00
growth-avenue-small-framed 6x9 inch Framed $325.00
growth-avenue-medium-unframed 10x15 inch Unframed $350.00
growth-avenue-medium-framed 10x15 inch Framed $475.00
growth-avenue-large-unframed 14x21 inch Unframed $500.00
growth-avenue-large-framed 14x21 inch Framed $700.00






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by Christopher Crawford

All of my prints are available framed or unframed. I use black metal Neilsen & Bainbridge frames with white cotton unbuffered museum board for the mat and backing board for maximum archival protection. Photographs are printed on an Epson pigment printer using Epson's archival ultrachrome inset for long life.

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Fine art photographer christopher crawford holding a framed photograph of a carnival ride called the zipper

This is an 11x14 print of The Zipper carnival ride,
matted and framed for a collector in New York who had purchased it.



Framed photograph of a red barn with a basketball hoop


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