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Barber-Towler Building (Commercial Building), 123 East Martin Street, Raleigh, Wake County, NC



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Location
123 East Martin Street, Raleigh, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-10
Building/structure dates: 1908 initial construction
Significance: The Barber-Towler Building is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings as a contributing structure within the Moore Square Historic District. The building was constructed at the turn of the 20th century (ca. 1908) in two phases and accommodated a variety of mercantile and storage tenants until 1973 when it began to experience long periods of vacancy, with intermittent and partial tenants.

Subjects
Commerce
Stores & Shops
Warehouses


Related Names
Raleigh Office Supply, Incorporated
Weathers Furniture Company
Cooper Furniture Company
First Citizens Bank & Trust Company
Barber, Joseph W.
Alford, Terry, Field Team
Bouknight, Neil, Field Team
Miller, Gregory E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View from southwest, East Martin Street entrance and west party wall
2. Front facade
3. Partial view of west party wall, south half
4. Partial view of west party wall, north half
5. Rear facade
6. View from northeast showing rear facade and east party wall
7. Entrance
8. Detail of cornice and decorative masonry


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