Created By: Wichita History Walk
Douglas Avenue remains the center of commerce for Wichita today, with many historic buildings and businesses linings its streets. Explore the ever-changing streetscape of downtown, both the buildings that remain and the ghosts of establishments past.
Each stop may have more than one picture. Swipe to the left to see more photos when available, and tap photos to enlarge and zoom.
Wichita History Walk is a project of Bike Walk Wichita and the Wichita Public Library, funded by the generous support of AARP's Community Challenge grant. Our grateful thanks to the following institutions and individuals for their support of this project:
The Wichita Public Library Foundation
Jim Byrum, who provided narration for many of our stops
The Mid-America All-Indian Center
The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
The Kansas African American Museum
The Kansas State Historical Society
The Wichita State University Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives