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Property Name Kurfees Paint Co.
Reference Number 13000560
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Town Louisville
Street Address 201 East Market St
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 7/30/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture
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The Kurfees Paint Co. (JF-CD-239) meets National Register criterion C. It is a significant within the historic context of the Beaux Arts Style in Louisville, Kentucky, 1900-1930. This style was originally presented in a grandiose nature and was incorporated into Louisville's early-20th -Century civic buildings. As the style began to be incorporated into Louisville's private and commercial buildings, the ornamentation became more sedate and modest. The Kurfees Paint Company Building is skillful example of a building composed with classical proportions, in a restrained manner, and incorporated into mixed industrial, commercial, and office uses.


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