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a.k.a. Progress Hall

100-6 NW 4th St, formerly 119-129 Upper 4th
Evansville, IN

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1881 Built
c1964 Razed


west corner 4th and sycamore (opposite old ymca)
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.972483
Longitude: -87.572105
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rookery 207 nw 4th st, 100 nw 4th built 1881 housed standard brick and tile co, several attorneys and an insurance company at turn of century progress hall (progress club in header) incorrectly sited on 5th st in binghams book 1890 progress club established moved to eichel block 1893 major a c rosencranz almost had building razed 1912

lincoln bank moves from old location 1928, rookery is remodeled and occupies ground floor nov 1928 first bank failure in evansville during depression closed oct 4 1931

6/10/28 +sketch (proposed) 11/17/28 +sketch 5/11/47 + pics ecp 3/13/33ej p6 pic razed c1964 says still standing (morris plan) 11/5/78 article

See also

Lincoln Savings Bank in new home - Evansville Courier 11/17/1928 Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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