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Glendale in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Coury Building

6835 N. 58th Drive

 

—Built 1940 —

 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 4, 2010
1. Coury Building Marker
Inscription. On November 14, 1940, Tom Coury signed an agreement with building contractor, H. D. McNeely, and the Glendale Lumber Company to construct a 42' x 65' brick building at a cost of $3,911. Upon completion of the building, Smart and Final Wholesale Company signed a one-year lease for $50 per month, and moved in on December 30, 1940. The new store was more than 700 square feet with an added convenience of a side entrance facing the alley, which was used for loading and unloading merchandise.
 
Erected by City of Glendale.
 
Location. 33° 32.292′ N, 112° 11.091′ W. Marker is in Glendale, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on North 58th Drive south of West Glendale Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6835 North 58th Drive, Glendale AZ 85301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sine Brothers Hardware Building (a few steps from this marker); First National Bank of Glendale Building (within shouting distance of this marker); C. L. Gillett Block/Glendale State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Humphrey and Davidson Building
Coury Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 4, 2010
2. Coury Building Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Glendale's Towering Flagstaff (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William J. Murphy (about 300 feet away); Hine Building (about 400 feet away); Sine Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Coury Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 4, 2010
3. Coury Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 776 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 7, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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