Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Canada Dry Building
Upon the business's closing in 2000, the Silver Spring Historical Society raised awareness of the bottling plant's architectural and historical significance as well as the importance of its architect. The result was placement of the administrative, architecturally significant, portion of the structure (including the monumental central lobby and CANADA DRY "crown"), on Montgomery County's Locational Atlas & Index of Historic Sites (#36/44) in 2001. The interior walls of the rotunda entrance are faced with ginger-colored structural tiles, sized to match the glass block of the prominent window that provides a diffused and serene
In 2003 the Canada Dry Bottling Plant was documented for the Historic American Engineering Record. An archive of photographs and architectural drawings are housed in the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. Bottling plant drawings and data are available at the Library of Congress "American Memory" website, www.memory.gov.
Location. 38° 59.401′ N, 77° 1.703′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the Silverton condominium. Marker is in this post office area: Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Community of Silver Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Silver Spring Shopping Center (within shouting distance of this marker); The Silver Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Silver Spring Armory 1914 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Silver Spring B & O Railroad Station Early's Raid on Washington (about 300 feet away); Blair House (about 400 feet away); Blair Mansion: Silver Spring / Blair Station Post Office (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 4, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.