Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Constructed late 1860s.
Alexander Marks, jeweler, was an early occupant
This building, now reflective of Mission style, housed dry goods, drugs, and jewelry businesses and several barber shops.
Alfred A. Lawrence Photography Studio 1917-1943
Jayhawk Barber Shop 1936-1980
George's Pipe Shop 1950-1997
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 38° 58.212′ N, 95° 14.165′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Massachusetts Street south of 7th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 727 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House Building (a few steps from this marker); Miller's Hall (a few steps from this marker); Anderson Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 746 Massachusetts Street Leo A. Beuerman (about 300 feet away); Free State Hotel (about 300 feet away); Round Corner Drug (about 300 feet away); 700-702 Massachusetts Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
Regarding Lawrence Studio. Building contributes to the National Register Historic District.
Also see . . . Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Nomination. (Submitted on August 13, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.