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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

W. S. Grant Building

Built 1925

 

—Wichita Warehouse and Jobbers District —

 
W. S. Grant Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. W. S. Grant Building Marker
Inscription.

Built For The Grant-Billingsley
Fruit Company
(Third of 4 Buildings)
Original Construction Cost: $52,000
Architect: Glenn H. Thomas, Wichita, KS
Historic Address: 145 N. Rock Island
Current Address: 151 N. Rock Island

 
Location. 37° 41.259′ N, 97° 19.696′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Rock Island Street near 1st Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 North Rock Island Street, Wichita KS 67202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grant-Billingsley Warehouse (a few steps from this marker); Brokers Office & Warehouse Company Building (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named W. S. Grant Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wichita Casket Company Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Keen Kutter Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Lehmann-Higginson Wholesale Grocery Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldtown Marketplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Warehouse District (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
W. S. Grant Buildings image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. W. S. Grant Buildings
Looking north along Rock Island Street, with first Grant Bldg at left foreground

1. Wichita Warehouse and Jobbers District National Register Nomination. The .pdf file is huge. Be patient while it loads. (Submitted on June 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Oldtown Wichita History. (Submitted on June 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
W. S. Grant Buildings From Mead Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. W. S. Grant Buildings From Mead Street
Looking NE at West Facades of (l-r) Bldgs 4, 3, 2, 1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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