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Historical Images: Bourse Building at Eighth and Asbury

Our weekly feature includes photographs from the Ocean City Historical Museum collection and from the modern era.

This week's "Then and Now" features the , located on the northeast corner of Eighth Street and Asbury Avenue.

Built circa 1895, the building is shown in the first image in the early 1900s. It then was home to Frank Darby Real Estate, Maddock’s Pharmacy, and Hole in the Wall by the Sea Light Lunch with an entrance on Eighth Street. The Bourse Building later was home to the first national chain store in Ocean City: G.C Murphy’s 5 & 10, which opened circa 1930.

The second image shows the Bourse Building today. Located there is , ,  and Joel Mott's law office.

To see more historical photos of Ocean City, visit the Ocean City Historical Museum in the  at 1735 Simpson Ave.

Frank Robey March 10, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Used to love to go to Murphys' 5 & 10...and Woolworth's across the street...
Eric Sauder March 10, 2013 at 06:18 PM
Gee look at that. Architecture.

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