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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Gem Building

 
 
Gem Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
1. Gem Building Marker
Inscription.
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
November 1, 2006
and on the
Register of
Historic Kansas Places

by the State of Kansas
August 26, 2006
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Constructed by
Fritz Leuenberger,
H.L. Klopper and
Fritz "Bud" Leuenberger, Jr.
1928
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Historic Topeka Inc.
Preservation Award
1992
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The Gem Building
Designated as a
Historic Landmark by the
Topeka Landmarks Commission
and the City of Topeka
September 13, 2007

 
Location. 39° 2.866′ N, 95° 40.927′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on SW 10th Avenue near SW Topeka Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 508 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka KS 66612, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Charles Curtis (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard (about 800 feet away); The Capitol Building
Gem Building Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
2. Gem Building Markers
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Kansas History (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Governor's Plaque (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kansas Children (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Kansa Tribe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ad Astra Dedication Ceremony (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .  Gem Building National Register Nomination. (Submitted on December 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Gem Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
3. Gem Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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