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314 N Commercial - Emporia Downtown Historic District - Emporia, Ks.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 38° 24.110 W 096° 10.802
14S E 746251 N 4254166
Quick Description: This one-story brown brick building is located at 314 N Commercial in Emporia, Ks.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 8/19/2014 7:40:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMMA2Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
From the National Register application:
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"Commercial Building Status: Contributing
Address: 314 N COMMERCIAL ST
Date of Construction: 1950 (Estimated)
Parcel ID: 195-15-0-10-21-010.00-0
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade - Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade - Specialty Store
Architectural Classification: Commercial Style

Description:
This one-part commercial block features buff brick wall facing and a four-part aluminum-framed display window resting on a brick bulkhead with no entrance door. A continuous aluminum visor awning, anchored to the upper façade wall, spans the full width of this building and its neighbor to the south (03-29-11_105). Terra cotta coping tiles cap the parapet wall.

History:
There was a one-story building on this parcel by 1884. The building housed a dwelling on the north and lunch counter on the south. Between 1905 and 1911, the two store spaces were combined to house a lunch counter. The facade dates to the ca. 1910s or 1920s. The storefront and awning date to ca. 1950.

Integrity:
This building retains its ca. 1950 appearance and, therefore, is classified as a contributor."
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Emporia Downtown Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

Address:
314 N Commercial Emporia, Ks. 66801


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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