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Keen Building

Keen Building


Keen Building

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129-131 Main St
Evansville, IN

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1897 built
c1969 razed


South corner of Main and 2nd St
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.970274
Longitude: -87.573304
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built by isaac keen 1897 as new keen building (replaced old fire damaged bldg) three-story brick sometimes Keene building good clothes part of lockyear business college until it moved 1911 courier? 1902 - 1939 hart's cut rate drugs

1946 bought electrical workers AFL union (IBEW)

targeted for demo, IBEW buys land diamond and lafayette for new hq razed c1969 redevelopment, now evsc building

See also Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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