Albemarle Grocery Company

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The Albemarle Grocery Company opened for business at First Street and South Street on or about August 1, 1916. The wholesale grocery store's slogan was "quality and prompt delivery." [1]

Construction details

The firm E.M. Parrish and Company of 104 Main Street built the three-story structure for a cost of $20,000. The building had a gravity pocket-chute, an electric elevator and heated with a steam boiler. [2]


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References

  1. Print: , Staff Reports, Daily Progress, Lindsay family July 29, 1916, Page 1.
  2. Web. A Complete Structure, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, August 23, 1916, retrieved August 23, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. August 23, 1916 page 1.