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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

Erbelding Building
Erbelding Building, 601-603 Broad Street »

2013 Endangered Properties List   Owner: Privately Owned History and Significance: Known as the Erbelding Building, 601-603 Broad Street is one of the oldest existing downtown buildings in Augusta. Research indicates the building was constructed c. 1870 and was typically a mixed … Read more

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Weed School, listed 2011 »

Endangered: Weed School: 2403 Mount Auburn Street, being featured as part of the This Place Matters event which focuses on the preservation of historic resources in Augusta’s African American neighborhoods, the school has been considered for possible housing or as … Read more