Cider Building, Kansas

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Looking down a newly created wide corridor with the historic wood floors, timber posts regularly spaced down the middle, and open structure ceiling above.
Built in two campaigns between 1883 and 1905, the Kansas Fruit Vinegar Company Building has been revived as office and art gallery space via the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit program. At the rehabilitation project’s outset, the building had all of its original materials and retained the footprint of the factory as it existed in the early 20th century.
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Top: The exposed rubble course limestone was left exposed. Below: The building post-rehabilitation.
Following the $1 million rehabilitation, the exposed rubble course limestone and masonry walls remain a key feature, along with the building’s historic timber columns and trusses. Office partitions have been sensitively placed so that employees and visitors can see the building’s historic features and volume.