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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
American
Title
The Hanke Building
exterior view
Front elevation
Work Type
architecture (object genre) ; department stores; offices (work spaces); retail stores
Date
1876 (creation)
Location
site: 1128 Main St, The Hanke Building
Latitude: 39.1086852
Longitude:-84.51120630000003
Material
brick (clay product); limestone
Period
Beaux-Arts; Renaissance Revival
Description
Designed by Louis Piket in 1888, the Hanke Building was commissioned by Herman Adolph Hanke and served as the location for Hanke Department Store. The building housed the department store until 1933 when it was closed due to the economic fallout of the Great Depression. The building eventually fell into disrepair and was slated for demolition in 1995 before it was saved by the Stough Development Corporation, who turned the building into a combination retail and office space. The Beaux-Arts style of the building is indicative of other structures built at the time. Piket utilized characteristics typical of the Beaux-Arts style including pilasters topped with Corinthian capitals, window arches, and a flat roof. The Hanke Building also has a three-story atrium.
Source
Photographer:Weston, Alice
Image:Photographed ca. 2003-2005
Rights
NO COPYRIGHT - UNITED STATES
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File Properties
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Weston_061.jpg
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