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Werner Building

Werner Building
Werner Building

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2319-2321 W Franklin St
Evansville, IN

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1929 Building is erected


District: Independence
Latitude: 37.980781639654
Longitude: -87.599728703499
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Style: Commercial Vernacular
Architect: Eli Stingle


There are probably many west side residents who remember when this commercial block housed "Uncle Sam's" West Side Post Office. The building was erected in 1929 for Charles F Werner for several uses. Evansville Postal Station B shared ground floor space with Werner's attorney, realty and insurance offices and, on the second floor, there were two rental apartment suites. Station B still around 1965 Architecht Eli Stingle designed the building and Matt Hallenberger, a West Side contractor, did the construction work. Like the Rosenberger building, Werner's business block has managed to survive the years with its original architectural program virtually unaltered.


See also Businesses / Commercial Independence district

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