Philip Morris Blended Leaf Complex Historic District (NRIS 100001049)

Address: 2301 Maury St., Richmond (Independent City), Virginia. County/parish: Richmond.

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

Also known as:

  • VDHRFile #127-7045

From Wikipedia:

Philip Morris Blended Leaf Complex Historic District
The Philip Morris Blended Leaf Complex Historic District encompasses a complex of tobacco storage and processing facilities at 2301 Maury Street in Richmond, Virginia. Included in the 12-acre (4.9 ha) site are a series of warehouses and cigarette-making factories developed beginning in the 1950s. Philip Morris USA built this complex in part to capitalize on advances in machinery that greatly increased the production speed of cigarettes.The complex was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)

Architects:

  • Baker Construction Company
  • DeMartin, Eugene A.
  • Wigton-Abbott Corporation

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001049

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