Wray-Dickinson Building - Shreveport, Louisiana.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member misfitt
N 32° 30.935 W 093° 44.960
15S E 429619 N 3597833
The Wray-Dickinson Building is located in downtown Shreveport on Market Street at the intersection of Fannin Street.
Waymark Code: WM34TG
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 02/10/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 16

“Wray-Dickinson Building - Built 1913-‘15 to house the Wray-Dickinson motor Car Co., an early Ford dealership. Designed by architect Edward F. Neild of Shreveport. Noted for its elaborate terra cotta embellishments. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, 1983.

The building is one of the finest early remaining early automobile related structures in the south”

.This marker was put in place by joint efforts between the City of Shreveport, Bossier City, Caddo Parish, & Bossier Parish, which began in 1995 and ran for 12 years. The Highland Area Partnership of Shreveport spearheaded the effort in the first place. Bob Marak designed the signs, the Shreveport City sign shop produced them, Eric J. Brock (historian in Shreveport) wrote the texts. This marker program was sponsored by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau and was coordinated by Eric J. Brock, local historian, and Robert J Marak The project included many historic sites already marked by the state of Louisiana and resulted in 142 markers placed in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
Marker Name: Wray-Dickinson Building

Marker Type: Monument

What does marker relate to?: Building

Parish: Caddo

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Year Erected or Date Dedicated: Not listed

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