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  • Resource Number: 54
  • Historic Building Name: Morrison Bros. Market/Cut-A-Corner Market
  • Current Building Name: Padgett Bldg./A Quartermoon Mkt./Music Exchange/Old West Cigar/Old West Homebrew
  • Address: 301 E. Pikes Peak Ave.
  • Architectural Style: Modern Movements/Art Deco
  • Year Built: 1936
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    This corner commercial building is associated with the development of grocery stores in the 1930's, and is significant for the cut-away design that permitted free, off-street parking. The market opened in December 1936, with the Nelson-Eubanks Company opening the following month, selling DeSotos & Plymouths. The owner, J. Raymond Lowell, also officed in the building in 1939.

    The building is an example of Art Deco style with projecting metal speedlines. The vertical ribbed metal covering that functions as a signband may cover the original façade. Locally significant.


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