Demolition of Woolworth-McCrory Building, 2003

Dublin Core

Title

Demolition of Woolworth-McCrory Building, 2003

Alternative Title

Woolworth-McCrory Demolition

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Buildings--Florida
Retail stores
Five-and-ten-cent stores

Description

Woolworth-McCrory Building, located at 101 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, during demolition in 2003. Woolworth's was a retail company established by Frank Winfield Woolworth in 1879. McCrory's was a chain of five-and-dime stores established by John Graham McCrorey in 1882.

The Art Moderne-style structure in Downtown Orlando, with parts from an 1888 building, was constructed in 1942 by the J. G. Stores Corporation. McCrory operated its store and headquarters at this location until 1989. In 2003, the building was demolished.

Creator

Cook, Thomas

Source

Original color digital images by Thomas Cook, 2003: Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Date Created

2003

Is Part Of

Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

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Medium

12 color digital images

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Woolworth-McCrory Building, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Woolworth's, Downtown Orlando, Florida
McCrory's, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Visual Arts 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

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.
Logsdon, Donna G. "McCrory's Must Exit Downtown." Orlando Sentinel, August 17, 1989. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1989-08-17/business/8908172200_1_woolworth-downtown-orlando-mccrory.

Transcript

NATIONAL
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McCRORYS
KRESS
Orange Ave

Interstate
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Pine St
CENTRAL

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Original Format

12 color digital images

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