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Mackey Building

Mackey Building


Mackey Building

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116-118 NW 1st St, formerly 107-111 Upper 1st St
Evansville, IN

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1889 Built built for D J Mackey
1902 Eichenhauser & Sons
1927 Out of business
1938 Destroyed by fire and razed


Southwest side of 1st St between Vine and Sycamore
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.971219
Longitude: -87.575675
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red brick and terra cotta mesker storefront per DJ Mackey Building old armstrong furniture building (offices and salesroom) "MACKEY BLDG" in parapet (d j mackey - reid bros) ichenhauser co whol queensware Ichenhauser Company 13 upper 1st [1880] lamps lamp chineys chandelier chinaware glassware queensware founded 1865 lichten and ichenhauser renamed 1874 when split offices and warerooms for Armstrong Furniture Co c1888 1893 sons joined still armstrong bros 1891

Ichenhauser & Sons relocates from old store on Main St in 1902

Ichenhauser Co incorporated in December 1905. The large wholesaler of queensware, china, glass and toys also had warehouses at 24-6 S. Water and 308-10 S. Water by the 1920s

Ichenhauser Co goes out of business Feb 1927 when it is sold to a NY businessman

later Nash Motor Sales Co / odaniel ranes auto showroom?

A huge fire January 27, 1938 guts the building, and it is razed over the next month. The lot sat empty until Rose Bowl Lanes was built on the site in 1942

See also Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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