JCPenney Building

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Title

JCPenney Building

Alternative Title

JCPenney Building

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Buildings--Florida
J.C. Penney Co.
Retail stores
Department stores--Florida

Description

The JCPenney Building, located at the corner of Orange Avenue and Jefferson Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. James Cash Penney established his company in the early 1900s. The company was incorporated under the name J. C. Penney Company in 1913 with William Henry McManus as co-founder. The JCPenney Building in Downtown Orlando was built around 1959 and opened on July 21, 1960. The store moved to the Florida Mall in 1985 and the remaining building was converted into office and retail space in 1986.

Creator

Cook, Thomas

Source

Original color digital image by Thomas Cook, 2001: Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Date Created

2001

Is Part Of

Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

158 KB

Medium

1 color digital image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

JCPenney Building, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Thomas Cook and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Thomas Cook and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

<a href="https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/map/">RICHES MI</a>

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

"About Us." J.C. Penney's. http://www.jcpenney.net/About-Us.aspx.
"J.C. Penney Building Takes on Citrus Flavor Closed Downtown Store yo Undergo Face Lift." J.C. Penney's. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1986-04-14/business/0210340150_1_slade-office-space-citrus-trees.
Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.

Transcript

Jefferson St

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Original Format

1 color digital image

Locations

Categories

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