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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

NRP Building

est. 1900

 
 
NRP Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. NRP Building Marker
Inscription.
Formerly the R.H. Lake Agency office,
this block was once the center
of Washington County commerce and finance.
Eight buildings once existed across the street.
H.B. Nelken began in real estate and retail
at the turn of the 20th Century.
He built the city's first apartment building in 1937.

 
Erected by NRP Nelken Realty Properties.
 
Location. 33° 24.695′ N, 91° 3.775′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is on South Poplar Street 0.1 miles north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126 South Poplar Street, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Stein Mart (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenville's Writers (about 500 feet away); B. B. King (about 500 feet away); Greenville Trolley System (about 500 feet away); James Michael Dill (about 500 feet away); George "All Nite" Allen (about 500 feet away); Charles K. Rickard (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
Former RH Lake Agency building (marker on left of building) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Former RH Lake Agency building (marker on left of building)
Building appears to be used for Teach for America offices.
 Company website information. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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