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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 21, 1912)
IliK OMAHA M..NUA1 15KJ-.: ,IA.LAU1 Jl, 1KU'.
Omaha's- New Flatirom . Bmldlta
Will Soon Be Ready for Occupancy
This Building Is Faced
with the famous Shade
No. 550 Iron Spot Press
And trimmed with Shade
No. 575 Gray Press Brick, . ;
all of which are MANU-, .
'FACTORED in OMAHA : ";!
by THE HYDRAULIC
PRESS BRICK COM- ' '
J' , t I ., .!
PANY. This concern also
manufactures this quality of 'C:
Facing Brick in all colors.
General Offices and Display Rooms
530-332 Bee Building
Tb KUtiroa Building.
Which aa designed by Mr.
George B. Prim, architect, it by
sitr the most pretentious structure
htrh it now In course of construc
tion in this section, tad one which
will, when completed, arouse the
Interest and admiration of aii
lovers of architectural beautjr.
The contract for its construction
went to the J. C. Mardis Co.. who
hare built some of the largest
buildings in the city, including
the M. K. Bmlth Co. structure, the
llenahaw and the Rome hotels,
Paxton V Gallagher buildings, the
Vinton School, and the new In
dependent Telephone building.
Tbla new building is located at
the intersection of St. Mary's ave
nue, Howard and Seventeenth
streets, running back to Eigh
teenth street, and covering the
entire block. This building, as its
shspe Implies, will be known as
"THE FLAT1RON." and. because
of ita admirable location, it offers
exceptional opportunities and ad
vantages for high class retail mer
chandising. THE FLATIROX will be -thoroughly
modern, pressed brick,
stone and etee! structure of four
stories and basement. The ground
floor will contain ten Ideally per
fect storerooms, with basements,
and will have a plate glass street
frontage of about K.100 squar
feet. There will be no dark corn
ers, and every storeroom will o
finished in a manner thoroughly
In keeping with any establishment
which proposes to rater to the
very highest class of trade. For
these reasons, the present or
prospective merchant should care
fully consider THE FLATIROX as
A home for his business.
THK FLATIROX Is situate.! on
the edge of a con?eatid residei.ee
district u the most direct mute
between the "Field Club" district
and downtown. Slid Just wne Mock
fn.m tliv lilRlifet priced shopping
center In Omaha. Its advantages
for retail merchandising are read
THE FLATIROX will be ready
for occupancy about March 1st,
1912. and the Payne & Slater Co.
(managers) think It would be well
for the merchant who shares their
views concerning its desirability
to make application for space Im
mediately. They anticipate no
difficulty In quickly renting these
stores, and they will exercise the
most rigid restrictions in selecting
tenants who sre thoroughly de
sirable to them and to their fellow
The sucress of the merchants In
THK FLATIROX will be greatly
Increased, owing to the fact that
the three upper floors will be oc
cupied liy permanent roomers and
transient guests o( the best class.
These floors will contain ninety
six beautiful and commodious
rooms, tastefully finished In
fumed osk, snd equipped with
Dell telephones, hot and cold
water lavatories, built-in medicine
closets, and built-in wardrobes,
and there will be thirty tile floor
ed bathrooms finished in white
enamel. To reach these floors
from an attractive ground floor
office, an automatic passenger
elevator will be Installed. There
will be a complete system of cir
culating Iced water with dnnklr
fountains on each floor. Because
of Its superior location, artistic ar
rangement and finish, and its
many comforts and conveniences,
there will be no difficulty in keep
ing THK FLATIROX creditably
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Geo. B. ?hnz, Architect, 1033 Omaha Nat'l Bank Bldg.
The Flatir on Stores
Will be ready for tenants about
March 1, 1912. They will be the
most modern, up-to-date rooms
for merchandising that money
can produce well lighted, sani
tary, cement basements, maple
floors, mahogany finish, best of
hardware, plumbing, heating and
lighting fixtures, and three blocks
of plate glass frontage. :-: :-: :-:
For Illustrated Booklet, Prices and Full
Pay ncl Slater Co-
6th Floor. Omaha National Bank
WE FURNISHED THE
AltHclitHl to every one of the thirty apart- ,
meuts in this mot'ern building is a beautiful
Imth room. The floors of eneh will be con
Mrueteo! of nou-absorbent, vitreous mosaic tile,
with a high base of porcelain enamel tile, cov
ered at the bottom, making these rooms ab
solutely sanitary, easily cleaned and always ..
In the vestibule, entrances and stairway
halls vitreous tile floors of appropriate design
will be installed, with cove, tile base in Redieux ,
finish to correspond with the decorations, giv
ing an artistic and cheerful effect to the en- .
tries and halls. 1 ' ' '.
The eitire tile work in the buildii! ,
is being furnuhci and set. by
& SONS CO.
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Reinforced Concrete V ork
423 Ramge Building
Geo. A. Hoagland
Furnished all the Lumber ano
Cement for the new.Fiatiron
Building, now under construc
tion at 18th and St. Mary's Ave.
Let Us Figure on Your Lumber and Cement
ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY GIVEN
Geo. A. Hoagland
Wholesale and Retail
9th and Douglas
PHONE DOUGLAS 345.
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