J.A. Kirkpatrick and Company Ltd. - Nelson, BC - 1903
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N 49° 29.543 W 117° 17.587
11U E 478772 N 5482235
Quick Description: This J.A. Kirkpatrick and Company Ltd. ad is from the Saturday, December 5, 1903 edition of The Nelson Tribune.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 7/27/2013 3:26:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMHNHA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Long Description:
Occupying addresses 571 to 579 on Baker Street, this building probably did not originally come in the colours it presently sports. Nothing wrong with purple - I like it. But it probably wasn't in vogue in 1898, the year the Aberdeen Block was completed. I wonder if Queen Anne liked purple.

From a Walking Tour of Nelson’s Heritage Buildings, number 21.

Athough built for mine manager and hardware store owner, George F. Beer who later became a Nelson alderman, this building acquired its present name by 1900. The second–storey facade of this Queen Anne building includes connecting low window arches as well as a parapet designed to include a plain centre panel flanked by more elaborate textured brickwork.
They need to cut down a bunch of trees in this town so we can see the buildings ;^).

The building is today occupied by a Men's Wear Store, a Second Hand Store, and offices on the upper floor.

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The Nelson Tribune

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December 5, 1903

Does the ad identify the location of the company?: yes

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