• Empire Building

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    Both Billings Polytechnic Institute, later Rocky Mountain College, and Eastern Montana Normal School, now MSU-Billings held classes on the second floor of the Empire building in 1929. Building was at…

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  • Fox Theater Lounge

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    Midway between the first floor and the balcony, with approaches from either stairway, is a lounge that undoubtedly will be used as a meeting place for theater parties. The entrances are beautified by…

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  • Sawyers Building

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    Across from the Union Depot, the J.M. Sawyer Store and Northwestern Distributing Company building opened in 1928. Northwestern Distributing advertised the property as the location of their new 'Creame…

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  • Superior Laundry

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    Superior Laundry building of Sheridan, Wyoming was built by Frank Jacoby & Sons in 1923. The Superior laundry in Sheridan was operated by E. B. Campbell from 1910-1927. It was purchased by Billings bu…

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  • 1931 Fox Theater Entrance

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    ... the new Fox theater will be a great mass of lights, presenting the most dazzling lighting effects yet to be used In Billings In keeping with the modern palace of art. The Neon signs and marquee si…

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  • 1931 Fox Theater view Balcony

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    Silver clouds literally line the celling and the sense of motion again is captured, lending an appearance of drifting. The human effort vies with nature In presenting a covering that is a thing of bea…

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  • Security Building and Loan Association

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    This was still the home office, in 1949, for the Security Building & Loan Association, a mutual savings institute operated under state supervision. They organized February 3, 1919. In 1928, their loca…

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  • Renwick Implement Company

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    W.C. Renwick Implement Company operated a warehouse at the corner of South 29th and Minnesota Avenue that burned and was rebuilt in 1924. William C. Renwick was born on April 3, 1871. He was married t…

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  • Frank Jacoby Residence

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    Frank and Mary Jacoby were residents of Billings. Partnership of Frank Jacoby and Son, with Frank Jacoby and Charles J. Jacoby (brothers), built many of the finest homes and buildings in Billings and…

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  • 1931 Fox Theater stage

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    Scenes presented on the walls of the auditorium are the sort that appear to change at each Inspection, semblance of depth Is given by the use of plaster and each figure stands out from the wall. Green…

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  • 1923 Anderson Apartments, Anderson & Anderson - Chiropractors, and McDowell and Hutton Pianos.

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    Located at 136? Could not find Anderson & Anderson Chiropractors, Anderson Building (1923), or McDowell and Hutton Piano shop in Billings.

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  • Goan Motor Company

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    A McIver & Cohagen project for the P.S. Goan Motor Car company on First Avenue North. Cohagen said, 'The new Goan building, with its color, Its modern treatment and Its tower has an individuality that…

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  • 1931 Fox Theater - Exterior

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    Opened in November, 1931, by Fox West Coast Theaters; it was sold to Carsich Theatres in 1978; renovated and reopened as the Alberta Bair Theatre for the Performing Arts in 1987. The Fox Theatre (a 'm…

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  • Mulvaney Motor Company

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    Part of the third expansion of the Mulvaney Company beginning in 1917. This building was completed by 1927 - See 'Muls Gang is an Ambidextrous Bunch', Billings Gazette, May 29, 1927. The building was…

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  • New Grand Hotel

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    The Grand Hotel at the corner of North 27th Street and First Avenue North. Original construction was in the 1880s. The 1921 renovation is a J.G. Link and C.S. Haire architectural project with Jacoby &…

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  • 1931 Fox Theater Hallway

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    The Fox Theatre (a 'motion picture house') opened on November 17, 1931. 'A silver leaf pattern of free-hand drawing adorns the lobby celling and silver-painted doors with ornament black borders open a…

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  • Link and Shea Garage

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    Link and Shea building / Billings Hudson Essex was at 14 North 30th. Was a used car lot in the 1920s and 1930s. Occupied by Central Garage in 1935.

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