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Durham in Durham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Five Points Loan Company

ca. 1920

 

— Downtown Durham Historic District —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 10, 2018
1. Five Points Loan Company Marker
Inscription.  
This simplified Art Deco building was first used as a clothing store.

From 1928 until 1978 it housed the Five Points Loan Company and Pawnshop.
 
Erected by Historic Preservation Society of Durham. (Marker Number 49.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1920.
 
Location. 35° 59.802′ N, 78° 54.227′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and East Chapel Hill Street on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 341 West Main Street, Durham NC 27701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Visionary Leadership in the New South (within shouting distance of this marker); Emanuel J. Evans, 1907-1997, and Sara N. Evans, 1905-1986 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Financial and Professional Impact in Durham (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 10, 2018
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Black Wall Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Black Capital for the World to See (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina (approx. ¼ mile away); Durham's Station (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on January 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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