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



B&W Photos

HB727315
BWPhotos 211560

HB727316
BWPhotos 211561

HB727317
BWPhotos 211562

HB727318
BWPhotos 211563

HB727319
BWPhotos 211564

HB727320
BWPhotos 211565

HB727321
BWPhotos 211566

HB727322
BWPhotos 211567

HB727323
BWPhotos 211568

HB727324
BWPhotos 211569

HB727325
BWPhotos 211570

HB727326
BWPhotos 211571

HB727327
BWPhotos 211572

HB727328
BWPhotos 211573

HB727329
BWPhotos 211574

HB727330
BWPhotos 211575

HB727331
BWPhotos 211576

HB727332
BWPhotos 211577

HB727333
BWPhotos 211578

HB727334
BWPhotos 211579

HB727335
BWPhotos 211580


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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