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Firestone Textiles Main Mill

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Identification

Firestone Textiles Main Mill
Loray Mill, Firestone-Loray Mill, Firestone Textiles and Fibers Main Mill
233677

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
brick
applied masonry
brown
chicago school

Usages

industry (unspecified)

Facts

  • When constructed, this was the largest textile mill in the Southeastern United States.
  • This was the site of the infamous 1929 National Textile Workers Union strike in 1929, an early landmark event in Southern labor history.
  • Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001 as part of the Loray Mill Historic District.
  • This is slated for renovation into a mixed-use development as part of preservation efforts.

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Location

1015 West 2nd Avenue
1015 West 2nd Avenue
28052
Gastonia
North Carolina
U.S.A.

Technical Data

140.00 ft
140.00 ft
140.00 ft
7
1
1905
4

Involved Companies

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • National landmark
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