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Crescent Furniture Factory

Crescent Furniture Factory


Crescent Furniture Factory

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formerly 701 First Ave
Evansville, IN

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c1870 Furniture factory is built
1889 Crescent Furniture
c1940 Serves as WPA headquarters
1968 Old factory is torn down


Northeast corner of Franklin St and First Ave
District: Lamasco
Latitude: 37.98061
Longitude: -87.574733
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possibly old union furniture? c1865

1879 s meyer & co fancy and plain furniture 1881 mechanics furniture co is incorporated and takes over vacant? factory

crescent furniture co incorporated 1889 buildings look different rebuilt? c1900

c1913 addition by shopbell

1939 crescent furniture liquidated and building for sale

served as wpa headquarters

finke furniture in 1962 sanborn

razed aug 1968 now strip mall

See also Businesses / Commercial Lamasco district

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