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109 N Fulton


109 N Fulton

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107-11 N Fulton Ave, formerly 505-509 Fulton Ave
Evansville, IN

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1887 built
1908 Burns, but rebuilt
1915 Burns, but rebuilt
2014-5 Razed


West side of Fulton Ave, between Indiana St and Illinois St
District: Lamasco
Latitude: 37.978877
Longitude: -87.58101
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commercial vernacular built c1887 on site of Old Brewery mesker storefront 1887 f w mann son-in-law of John H roelker (eagle foundry) kiechle brentano & oberdorfer office and warerooms southern stove works [1889]->1893 f w mann [1893] furniture stoves tinware queensware and house furnishing goods f w mann [1895] shopping district late 1880s crescent pants co [1899] manufacturing co OUT OF BUS 1900 (503?) enterprise lounge and mattress co 1902-3 hohenstein furniture [1905] fulton ave <1906> hohenstien hartmetz destroyed by fire 5/16/1908 hohenstein hartmetz furniture co moves to old evv manuf bldg by 1910 (hohenstin & hartmetz) 60x100 three stories 18000 sq ft

In the fall of 1908, Levi Department Store opened in the old building. It too suffered a huge fire on May 1, 1915 but did rebuild. The Levi Department Store finally closed January 1, 1926. The business was liquidated and the building was later for sale.

The Tri-State Asbestos & Magnesia Co operated here in the 1930s. The company moved around 1937 to a larger place at 609 N Weinbach Ave

Tri-State Roofing and Waterproofing Co 1937

Standard Signs Inc 1938

Nunley-Gardner moves from old location February 1944

Vacant in recent years, it was finally demolished dec 2014, but since a lot of building material was salvage it lasted into the new year

See also Businesses / Commercial Lamasco district

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