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407-431 West Lexington Street, Purity Creamery Building, 427-431 West Lexington Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD



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Location
427-431 West Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-916-H
Building/structure dates: 1910 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1950 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1970 subsequent work
Significance: 429-431 W. Lexington St. was built as the home of the Purity Creamery Company. When this structure was built the earlier structure at 427 W. Lexington was incorporated into the design. The building occupies a key corner location in this commercial block and is a good example of early twentieth century commercial architecture.

Subjects
Business Enterprises
Brick Buildings
Commercial Facilities


Related Names
Purity Creamery Company
Market Center Development Corporation, Photographer
Wright, Russell, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW SOUTH SHOWING EASTERNMOST SECTION OF NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. VIEW SOUTH SHOWING WESTERN SECTION OF NORTH ELEVATION
3. VIEW WEST SHOWING NORTHERN SECTION OF EAST ELEVATION
4. VIEW WEST SHOWING SOUTHERN SECTION OF EAST ELEVATION


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