223-225 North Main - Ahmann News - St. Charles, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 46.965 W 090° 28.839
15S E 718835 N 4295683
Marker for historic news stand in downtown St. Charles.
Waymark Code: WMDEVY
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 01/05/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 9

Text of marker:

223-225 North Main
Ahmann News 1929-1988

circa 1865 - Remodeled 1934 - Frank F. Ahmann

Ahmann's Newsstand and the Quality Hat Shop shared this double-front building in 1903.  The Craftsman/Art Deco yellow glazed brick facade was added in 1934 when the newsstand expanded.  The building may date to 1865.

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History of Mark:
"223-25 N. Main, ca. 1930 Craftsman/Art Deco 1-story, 2-bay yellow glazed brick store; shaped parapet with speckled glazed terra cotta coping and polychrome Art Deco center medallion; frosted glass transom above double storefront with recessed entrances. Occupied by Frank Ahraann News 1929-39." ~ NRHP Nomination Form

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