Two views from the Chestnut Street bridge

While Dover’s downtown has traditionally run along the north-south spine of Central Avenue and its historic mill complex, new construction is giving more emphasis to the Chestnut-Locust street route a block to the west. Here’s how the view is changing.

There’s new housing north of the river before the street splices into Central Avenue.

 

Looking south, the new Orpheum fills in a skyline between the post office, new police station and parking garage, and two public housing units along the river itself.

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