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The Daniel House for Front Cover
2015 — Daniel House, 448 Greene Street »

Daniel House Address: 448 Greene Street Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: Believed to have been built circa 1875, this house was occupied in 1880 by Reuben B. Wilson, an Augusta grocer. Zachariah Daniel occupied the home by 1891, … Read more

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2016 — The Penny Savings Bank Building, 1144 James Brown Boulevard »

The Penny Savings Bank Building Address:  1144 James Brown Boulevard Owner: Augusta Georgia Land Bank Authority History and Significance: The Penny Savings Loan and Investment Company was incorporated September 10, 1910 by several prominent African American businessmen in Augusta.  The … Read more

The Kress Building, 832-838 Broad Street.
2015 — The Kress Building, 832-838 Broad Street »

Kress Building Address: 832-838 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: H. Kress, one of the nation’s most successful five and dime chain stores, was first opened in the 900 block of Broad Street in downtown Augusta in … Read more

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2016 — Old Engine Company No. 7, 2163 Central Avenue »

Old Engine Company No. 7 Address: 2163 Central Avenue Owner: Augusta Richmond County History and Significance:  Construction began on the Engine Company No. 7 building in 1913 and work was completed in 1914 at a cost of $12,599 and placed … Read more

The Mary Warren Home as seen from Central Avenue
2015 — The Mary Warren Home, 2109 Central Avenue »

Mary Warren Home Address:  2109 Central Avenue Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: Established in 1903, the Mary Warren Home was created to care for indigent women and children.  As the need for care continued to grow, the organization … Read more

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2016 — The Benjamin Franklin Jones House, 656 Milledge Road »

The  Benjamin Franklin Jones House (aka Dr. Manganiello Residence) Address: 656 Milledge Road Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance:  This large residential house across from the Augusta Country Club is screened from those passing on Milledge Road by overgrown shrubbery.  … Read more

The former Woolworth Building 802 Broad Street
2015 — Woolworth Department Store »

Woolworth Department Store Address: 802 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: The Woolworth Building located at the corner of Broad and Seventh Streets was built in 1939 and was one of America’s best known retailers.  Three storefronts … Read more

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2016 — The Penthouse at the Lamar Building, 753 Broad Street »

The Penthouse at the Lamar Building Address: 753 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance:  Designed by internationally known architect I. M. Pei and partners, the penthouse on the Lamar Building was completed in 1976.  The Lamar Building itself, … Read more

The Bayou Building, 904 Broad Street.
2015 — Bayou Building, 904 Broad Street »

Bayou Building Address: 904 Broad Street Owner: Privately Owned   History and Significance: Known most recently as the Bayou Bar and Eatery and gutted by fire in 2001, all that remains is the Broad Street and Ellis Street facades in … Read more

The Perkins-Cullum House, located at 510 Greene Street
2015 — Perkins-Cullum House, 510 Greene Street »

Perkins-Cullum House Address: 510 Greene Street Owner:  Privately Owned   History and Significance: This large residential home was built circa 1901 by Henry C. Perkins, who was president of Perkins Manufacturing Company and Augusta Sash and Door.  Mr. Perkins was … Read more