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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Standard Mutual Life Building

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 19, 2015
1. Standard Mutual Life Building Marker
Inscription.  
The Fraternal Aid Society built a three story building on this site in 1904

Fire substantially destroyed the structure in 1930

Standard Mutual Life Insurance Company reconstructed this Renaissance Revival style building and occupied it from 1930-1988
 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 38° 58.157′ N, 95° 14.209′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and Vermont Street, on the left when traveling west on 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 West 8th 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. Lucy Hobbs Taylor Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Round Corner Drug (within shouting distance of this marker); Marks Jewelers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ridenour & Baker Building (about 300 feet

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By William Fischer, Jr., August 19, 2015
2. Standard Mutual Life Building
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away); 746 Massachusetts Street (about 300 feet away); Leo A. Beuerman (about 300 feet away); House Building (about 400 feet away); Lawrence Studio (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Also see . . .  Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Registration. (Submitted on September 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Apr. 19, 2021