Strousse and Bacharach Building - Railroad Avenue Historic District - Las Vegas, New Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 35° 35.654 W 105° 12.794
13S E 480683 N 3938965
Quick Description: Historic commercial building in the Railroad Avenue Historic District in Las Vegas, New Mexico.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 5/13/2012 6:12:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMEDY6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Strousse and Bacharach building was built between 1898 and 1902. The building was designed by the architectural firm of Rapp & Rapp in a World's Fair Classic style. The two story brick building has a large wood doors on the first floor. The second floor has three sets of Palladian windows separated by banded piers. The facade is topped with a pressed metal cornice with dentiles and lion heads with a brick parapet with pressed metal cornice urns. The building has a ghost sign on its side wall for the previous use of the building Strouse and Bacharach a wholesale and retail mercantile company. The building is now used by a welding company.
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Railroad Avenue Historic District

Link to page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

515 Railroad Avenue
Las Vegas, New Mexico

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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