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Creation Date

12-23-2009

Building Name

Woolworth Building

Description

Old Woolworth Store, Jacksonville, Fl.

The F. W. Woolworth Company (often referred to as Woolworth's or Woolworth or even Woolsworth) was a retail company that was one of the original American five-and-dime stores. The first store was founded by Frank Winfield Woolworth.

This building was built in 1917 on the corner of Main and Forsyth Streets, designed by architects Holmes & Ehmann. The five-and dime store in Jacksonville replaced the F W Company retail store. This Woolworth Building is now where Perdue Office Furniture is today. The company moved to the old building , American Heritage Life Annex building. This building is complemented by Brereton & Liggett, Kress and other buildings.

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30.327138, -81.657879

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Florida-Jacksonville; Old Woolworth Store; F. W. Woolworth; Old American Department Stores; American five-dime stores; Duval County (Fl); Jacksonville (Fl)

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