Lewis Brothers' Building, 1 South Bank, Fayetteville, Washington County, AR
1 South Bank, Fayetteville, AR
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS AR-46
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N205).
Building/structure dates: 1904 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1986 subsequent work
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.
Bell, C. H.
Brunner, Bruce W., Delineator
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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