844-846 Massachusetts Street - Lawrence, Ks.
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N 38° 58.061 W 095° 14.143
15S E 306306 N 4315567
Quick Description: This brass plaque is attached to an historic two-story red brick building located at 844-846 Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, Ks.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 12/26/2013 5:27:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMJRWF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Four For All
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Long Description:
This brass plaque is attached to an historic two-story red brick building located at 844-846 Massachusetts Street. From the National Register application:
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"(c. 1888; altered c.1955; rehabilitated 2002)

This large corner two-part commercial block building has Late Victorian Commercial design elements. The red brick building has four 1/1 windows on the west elevation of the second story over each storefront. The windows have bracketed stone entablature sills and pedimented stone lintels. There is a simple projecting metal cornice near the roof’s edge. The north storefront has a recessed entry, full height display windows, and a transom covered by an enclosed barrel-shaped awning. The south storefront is a mirror image of the north’s."
Marker Name: 844-846 Massachusetts Street

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
This plaque is attached to the building and was placed by the City of Lawrence at an unknown date. 844-846 Massachusetts Street Built by October 1864 this structure initially housed wagon / harness makers and farm implement dealership Subsequently the building housed J.H. Shimmons Furniture 1886 - 1900 Leader Deartment Store 1900 - 1922 Kraft Furniture 1952 - 1977


Marker Location: Douglas

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Year Marker Placed: Not listed

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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