E. Regensberg & Sons Cigar Co.
  #23 Building Actual use: Office & Warehouse Back to Factories Map Next Back

 

East view and main entrance

 

 

 

West view from 17th Street

 

2701 North 16th Street & Columbus Drive - Ybor City

 

History

Location: 2701 North 16th Street, Ybor City- Factory - No. 156

Original Location: 169 Canal Street New York City, N.Y. - Factory No. 490

Built by: C.E. Purcell - 1909 - 1910 - three-story brick building with basement in Romanesque Revival style.

Originally built for: E. Regensburg & Sons Co. (1909-1954) in 1956 Standard Cigar Co. occupied this building, and then later in 1958, M. & N. Cigar Manufacturers from Cleland, Ohio adquired the rights to the Cuesta Rey brand and in 1961 adquired the building.

Architect: S.S. Schwartz

Square footage: 97,000

Note: It's has a clock which still funtions today, and was designed by the world famous Boston clock company E. Howard Company.

Manufacturer of labels: "Admiration, and Happy".

Actual use: Office & Warehouse

Reference information: "Cigar City Architecture and Legacy" - 2015 - Pg. 135 - Author: W. Reyes, Ph. D.

 

 

Last update: 11-07-2015