Home Ice Company (NRIS 100001005)

Address: 700 Cate Ave., Jonesboro, Arkansas. County/parish: Craighead.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places June 05, 2017.

Also known as:

  • CG0350
  • Ice House
  • Jonesboro Peanut Hulling Company
  • Jonesboro Wagon Company
  • Velvet Ice Cream Company

From Wikipedia:

Home Ice Company
The Home Ice Company is a historic industrial building at 700 Cate Avenue in Jonesboro, Arkansas. A two-story wood frame building was erected here in 1907 to house a wagon factory, which in 1920 was enlarged with a Mission Revival facade designed by Henry Lesmeister. From 1929 until 2013 the building was used to house an ice-making operation, and is a rare surviving example of an early ice manufactory.The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)


  • Lesmeister, Henry A.

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001005