Comparing photos of Robert Street and Bernard in West St. Paul in 1960 and 2020.

Then & Now: Robert Street & Bernard Street

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Here’s a then and now look at the corner of Robert and Bernard Streets in West St. Paul, comparing circa 1960 to 2020.

Here’s a view from around 1960, looking south on Robert Street at Bernard Street, complete with Herb’s Skelly Service and Garage on the southwest corner and a grocery store on the southeast corner.

Circa 1960 view of the intersection of Robert Street and Bernard Street in West St. Paul.
1960s composite, created from three photos that were blended together.

And here’s the current look with Burger Time on the southwest corner and vacant retail on the southeast corner (most recently occupied by Kent Optical):

2020 view of the intersection of Robert Street and Bernard Street in West St. Paul.
2020 panoramic photo.

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(1960s photo courtesy of the City of West St. Paul. Note: West St. Paul Reader is not endorsed, affiliated with, or sponsored by the City of West St. Paul.)

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