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Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Silver Spring Shopping Center

 
 
Silver Spring Shopping Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 5, 2013
1. Silver Spring Shopping Center Marker
Inscription. The 1938 Silver Spring Shopping Center is a superb example of moderne architecture with art deco elements. Designed by noted architect John Eberson, it is a rare example of an early planned shopping center with parking forming Montgomery County's first real downtown.

"Preserving Our Past is Our Gift to the Future" - Douglas M. Duncan, County Executive, 2004.
 
Erected 2004 by Montgomery County.
 
Location. 38° 59.774′ N, 77° 1.566′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Ellsworth Drive. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 916 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Silver Spring Armory (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Silver Opportunity (about 600 feet away); Building Blocks (about 600 feet away); Springing Up (about 800 feet away); A Community Grows (about 800 feet away); A New Deal in Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); You Are Here - 1931 (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Bank, First Heist (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Silver Spring.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
Silver Spring Shopping Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 5, 2013
2. Silver Spring Shopping Center Marker
Silver Spring Shopping Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 5, 2013
3. Silver Spring Shopping Center Marker
Brush Strokes image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 5, 2013
4. Brush Strokes
Designed and carved by John Sonnier, Sculptor
Design assistance from Constantine Serferlis, Sculptor
Hand Carved of Indiana Limestone
2004
Commissioned by Montgomery County
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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