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Mesker, Geo. L & Co

Mesker, Geo. L & Co


Mesker, Geo. L & Co

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30 Ingle St.
Evansville, IN

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c1870 Built
1900 Rebuilt
1992 Razed


District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.972612
Longitude: -87.576927
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built <1880 now mesker steel company, george l mesker & co architectural iron works

destroyed by fire oct 16 1891 new building 150x310 erected 1892

bought kratz foundry property (nw 1st) and torn down 1900 fire dec? 1900 rebuilt later in summer 1901 Spanned NW 1st from Pine to Ingle

large addition completed aug 1954 riverside and ingle by 1962 entire block took over Ragon Bros building?

1970 renamed Mesker Steel

mesker to close plant 1981 ceased operations then or later (1984) purchased by industrial contractors 1984 for warehouse 400-428 nw 1st

razed 1992 where aztar hotel

See also

George Mesker storefronts - Evansville Press 2/18/1987 Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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