I.J. Fox Building

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I.J. Fox Building
The I.J. Fox Building.jpeg
I.J. Fox Building is located in Boston
I.J. Fox Building
I.J. Fox Building is located in Massachusetts
I.J. Fox Building
I.J. Fox Building is located in the US
I.J. Fox Building
Location 407 Washington St.,
Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′21″N 71°3′36″W / 42.35583°N 71.06000°W / 42.35583; -71.06000Coordinates: 42°21′21″N 71°3′36″W / 42.35583°N 71.06000°W / 42.35583; -71.06000
Area less than one acre
Built 1934 (1934)
Architect Elias-Rothchild; Peabody & Stearns
Architectural style Art Deco
NRHP reference # 15000942[1]
Added to NRHP December 29, 2015

The I.J. Fox Building is a historic commercial building located at 407 Washington Street in Downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

Description and history[edit]

It is a seven-story masonry structure, three bays wide, with Moderne and Art Deco styling, it was built in 1934 as the premiere city showroom and facilities of I.J. Fox, then one of the nation's leading furriers, it is one of the city's finest examples of the Moderne style, with its most prominent feature a polished granite two-story entrance.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 29, 2015.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for I.J. Fox Building". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2016-01-15.