Berriman - Morgan Cigar, Company
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Northwest side elevation

 

West side main entrance view

1403 North Howard Avenue - West Tampa

 

History

Location: 1403 N. Howard Avenue, West Tampa - Factory - No.83

Original Location: 198 Kinzie Street, Chicago, Illinois - Factory No. 169

1170 Broadway, New York City, N.Y. - Offices

Built by: C.E. Purcell - 1903 - three-story brick building Romanesque Revival style

Originally built for: Berriman Bros.Cigar Company (1897 - 1910). Morgan Cigar Co. (1910-1962)

General Cigar Co. (1964-1970) - Tobacco Warehouse facility (1971-1979)

Square footage: 33,000

Manufacturer of labels: "La Flor de Berriman, Jose Vila, Don Cosme, La serenidad, La Evidencia, Marc Anthony, and Light It" . Specialized in private labels and clubs brands.

Actual use: Office space & educational facility (1998 - present)

Reference information: "Cigar City Architecture and Legacy" - 2015 - Pg. 95 - Author: W. Reyes, Ph. D.

 

 

Last update: 11-07--2015