Vicente Martinez Ybor Cigar Company
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View of southeast side of the building on February 1887

 

 

 

9th Ave. & Repùblica de Cuba Street Main Entrance - Ybor City - 1903

 

 

History

Location: 1910 - 1916 N. 184th Street, Ybor City - Factory - No.6

Original Location: 1910-1916 N. 14th Street - Ybor City - Factory No. 6

Built by: C.E. Purcell - 1885 to 1889

Note: First original building was located at 1300 E. 7th Avenue and was a wood structure two-stories high. Later to become the first Cuban Social Club.

Originally built for: V.M. Ybor Cigar Company(1885 - 1888).

Buildings (4) Square footage: 189,800 (Manufacturing, stemmery, warehouse and store).

Manufacturer of labels: "La Sagasta, Rose de Junio, Flor de Madrid, Mi Perla, Blanca, La Perla, Castaneda Abundancia, El Triunfo, La Sublima, Panderetta, Amorosa, Messina, Flor de Roby, La Selegna, La Palladina, El Principe de Gales, La Mulysa, La Tenitas, Mononas, Estancia, Cetina, Urbino, Anavah, El Abrazo, Madrilena, Telitah, Los Imortales, Tasmania, La Chamita, La Genoa (31 labels)" .

Actual use: Offices and educational facility.

Reference information: "Cigar City Architecture and Legacy" - 2015 - Pg. 231 - Author: W. Reyes, Ph. D.

 

 

11-07--2015