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Lewis Brothers' Building, 1 South Bank, Fayetteville, Washington County, AR

Lewis Brothers' Building, 1 South Bank, Fayetteville, Washington County, AR

 
 
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Summary

1995 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: In the history of Fayetteville, the Fayetteville Square has been the functional and symbolic center of the economic, cultural, social, and political life in the town and the region. The Lewis Brothers Building is one of the two historic structures that anchor the northwest corner of the historic downtown square. The building represents a variety of style and types of architecture popular in the early 1900's. The visual contact with the exterior of the historic structure is dramatically significant. The architectural statement it makes etches a powerful image in the minds of anyone who has visited the Fayetteville Square. The preservation of its commanding presence is crucial to maintaining the cultural heritage of the community.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N205
Survey number: HABS AR-46
Building/structure dates: 1904- 1908 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1986 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 86003334

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Date

1908 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Bell, C H
Denham, Elam, faculty sponsor
University of Arkansas, School of Architecture, sponsor
Brunner, Bruce W, delineator
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Location

Fayetteville (Ark.)36.06258, -94.15743
Google Map of 36.0625795, -94.1574263
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html