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825-827 Massachusetts Street

[Montgomery Ward Building]

 
 
825-827 Massachusetts Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. 825-827 Massachusetts Street Marker
Inscription.

Site of various Lawrence bakeries
1860s-1931

J.A. Keeler Stationery and Book Shop
1886-1909

Montgomery Ward Department Store
1931-1968

Wards combined 825 and 827 Massachusetts into this art deco two-part commercial building

 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Location. 38° 58.1′ N, 95° 14.165′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Massachusetts Street south of 8th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 825-827 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wiedemann Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Achning Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Marks Jewelers (within shouting distance of this marker); Ridenour & Baker Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Round Corner Drug (about 300 feet away); Lucy Hobbs Taylor Building (about 400 feet away); Standard Mutual Life Building (about 400 feet away); Leo A. Beuerman (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Regarding 825-827 Massachusetts Street.
825-827 Massachusetts Street and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. 825-827 Massachusetts Street and Marker
Building contributes to the National Register Historic District.
 
Also see . . .  Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Nomination. (Submitted on August 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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