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Building at 301 N.P. Avenue, Fargo, N.D.
Building at 301 N.P. Avenue, Fargo, N.D.
TitleBuilding at 301 N.P. Avenue, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1935
DescriptionView of the Pence Automobile Company Warehouse building located at 301 N.P. Avenue in Fargo, N.D. The building is a three story concrete, brick and glazed tile building in the Classical Revival style. Signs in the windows of the building state "New the new value Dodge" and "It's the biggest show in town. 1935 Plymouth now here". Several automobiles visible through the front windows. Also several automobile are parked on the street in front of the building.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Automobile dealerships
Automobile industry
Commercial facilities
Subject (LCSH)Plymouth automobile
Dodge automobile
Subject (AAT)Classical Revival
Organization NamePence Automobile Co. (Fargo, N.D.)
Vincent-Kelly Inc. (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - N.P. Avenue
Fargo (N.D.) - N.P. Avenue - 300 block
Item Number2007.0386-01
Negative Number2007.0386-01
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original9 x 15 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/History"The Pence Automobile Company warehouse was designed by Long, Lamoreaux, and Long in 1919 at a cost of $125, 000. The architects were well-known for their large government and commercial commissions in Minnesota. In an earlier partnership Long had designed the Minneapolis city hall. The Pense Company building is faced with a cream brick and decorated with glazed terra cotta blocks a the moldings and cornice." - Fargo's Heritage, by Norene A. Roberts, p. 20.
The Pence Automobile Company Warehouse is on the National Register of Historic Places, listed on January 7, 1994.
The 1934 Fargo city directory list the dealership of Vincent-Kelly Inc. at the address 301 N.P. Avenue.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Homes Photograph Collection 2007
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2007.0386-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by the Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDrs005962
Original SourcePhotograph
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