This view of Orange Street at North Seventh Street is unusual because unlike most post cards showing this vicinity it faces east not west. The police station and all of the buildings on the south side of the street (to the viewers right) fell to make way for route 280. On the north side of the street many of the buildings visible here are now gone. Some were torn down and replaced by newer buildings while others were demolished and not replaced. The closer one got to the East Orange line above Roseville Avenue almost all the buildings vanished. Those lots were filled with two family homes in the late 1990’s. The commercial aspect of upper Orange Street has , with a few exceptions, completely vanished. This post card returned to the U.S. only last week after spending over 100 years in England !