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Standard Life Building: The towering Art Deco of 1929

When I arrived at the historic King Edward Hotel (now known as the Hilton Garden Inn) last Tuesday afternoon, I opened the drapes to check my view, and spied the Standard Life building.  Little did I know at the time … Continue reading

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Palace Auditorium

Farish Street’s Palace Auditorium was constructed c. 1911.  In 2014, the Business Journal  reported The circa 1911 Palace Auditorium, 318 North Farish Street, is the lone building on the 300 block deemed to “contribute” to the cultural and historic value of … Continue reading

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