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Sterling in Rice County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Monroe Apartments

 
 
The Monroe Apartments Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
1. The Monroe Apartments Marker
Inscription.

T.H. Brown, owner of the Citizens State Bank, built this office building with the unusual arched doorways in 1900. It had upstairs apartments and also housed such businesses as Hockaday Broom Corn Company, Western Union, and other professional offices. The total renovation was completed in 2001 by Glenn and Melinda Chambers.
 
Erected by Historic Downtown Sterling, Ks.
 
Location. 38° 12.52′ N, 98° 12.434′ W. Marker is in Sterling, Kansas, in Rice County. Marker is on Monroe Street west of Broadway (Kansas Route 14/96), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sterling KS 67579, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Landis Hollinger Mercantile (a few steps from this marker); The Mincer Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bulletin (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Emporium (about 400 feet away); The Santa Fe Depot (about 500 feet away); Mead[e] Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cooper Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sterling.
 
Also see . . .

The Monroe Apartments image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
2. The Monroe Apartments

1. "A Souvenir of Sterling, Kansas" (1925). (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Historical Development of Sterling, Kansas. (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Main Street Sterling. (Submitted on June 19, 2016, 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 97 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016.
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