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Property Name Plymouth Building
Reference Number 13001146
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
Town Minneapolis
Street Address 12 South Sixth Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 2/5/2014
Areas of Significance ENGINEERING
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The Plymouth Building, completed in 1911, is locally significant under Criterion C in the area of Engineering as a representation of the development and acceptance of reinforced-concrete skeleton frame construction by the American building industry. The building's period of significance begins at the completion of its construction in 1911 and ends in 1936. The property reflects the statewide historic context -Urban Centers, 1877-1940.-


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