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Sears Roebuck & Company Mail Order Plant, 3625 Truman Road, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO



B&W Photos


Item Title
BWPhotos 211580

Location
3625 Truman Road, Kansas City, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1928
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1978 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Significance: The Sears, Roebuck and Company Warehouse, Kansas City, Missouri is representative of one of 10 mail order plants of the nation's largest mail order and merchandise concern. Constructed in 1925 and designed by George C. Nimmons and Company, Chicago, the Sears plant demonstrates the efficiency of what has been called the American Industrial Style of architecture.

Subjects
Commerce
L-plan Buildings
U-plan Buildings


Related Names
George C. Nimmons & Company
Dunn, J. E.
Martin C. Schwab Company
Lieberman & Hein
Hoffman Estates
B-W Construction Company
Gutowski, John W., Photographer
Millstein, Cydney E., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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