Y. Pendas & Alvarez Cigar, Company
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2301 N. Albany Street

 

History

Location: 2301 N. Albany Street , West Tampa - Factory - No. 117

Original Location: 209 Pearl Street, New York City, N.Y. - Factory No. 241

Lozano, Pendas & Co. - 209-211 Pearl St. New York City, N.Y. - Factory No. 254

Built by: C.E. Purcell - 1909 - three-story brick building with basement in Romanesque Revival style.

Architect: Fred J. James

Originally built for: Y. Pendas & Alvarez Cigar Company

Square footage: 42,200

Note: Upon its completion, it had the largest clock in the state (120 ft. high) at an extra cost of $75,000, it had four faces and played music on th hour.

Manufacturer of labels:"Farragut, Flor de Y. Pendas & Alvarez, Webster, La Mia, La Industria, Maravillas, La Sulamith, Ines, Entre Las Rosas, El Tratado, La Carmelita, La Moda, La Sonambula, Cecilia, Marta, Los Amantes, La Corona de Laurel, Scalan, Flor de Y.P. Garcia".

Actual use: Industrial Facility & Warehouse

Reference information: "Cigar City Architecture and Legacy" - 2015 - Pg. 249 - Author: W. Reyes, Ph. D.

 

 

 

Last update: 11-07-2015