Loewenstein and Sons Hardware Building

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Loewenstein and Sons Hardware Building

Loewenstein and Sons Hardware Building, also known as the Loewenstein Building or Rite Aid Building, is a historic commercial structure located at Charleston, West Virginia. It was designed by the Columbus, Ohio architectural firm of Yost & Packard.

The building is 35,000 square feet (3,300 m2) in a five-story pressed brick structure that features eclectic late Victorian and classical details. The 48-foot (15 m) by 120-foot (37 m) building is distinguished by a central bay of oriel windows on its Capitol Street facade. Palladian windows are located on both sides of this central bay on the fifth floor. S.S. Kresge operated a variety store in the building from 1927 to 1971.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

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