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Benton St. 0112 - factory - Arrow Building [being converted to condos 2011] Kitchener

Benton St. 0112 - factory - Arrow Building [being converted to condos 2011] Kitchener

1913 - 2011  (~ 98 years)

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  • Name Benton St. 0112 - factory - Arrow Building [being converted to condos 2011] Kitchener 
    Born constructed 1913  112 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Unknown 
    Building 1913  112 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Shirt Factory turned residential lofts 
    • Original owner William Green and Rome Co.,
    Eby ID Number Buildings-79 
    Died still standing 2011 
    Person ID I79  Properties
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2011 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - constructed 1913 - 112 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuilding - Shirt Factory turned residential lofts - 1913 - 112 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    The Arrow Lofts
    The Arrow Lofts
    Image of when the site was a clothing manufacturer

  • Notes 
    • 112 Benton Street

      The Arrow shirt factory occupying the block south of St. George Street is a Bauhaus style 4-storey concrete building with industrial infill brick and metal framed glazing bays, and is an example of the "daylight factory" popularized by American architect Albert Kahn. It was built in 1913 for Williams, Greene & Rome when they outgrew their Queen and Courtland building. Near original in appearance and in very good condition, there is a later red brick addition and parking lot to the south. An excellent example of the conservation of an historic factory building.1a

      1aNicholas Hill Architect Planner, Victoria Park Area Kitchener Hertiage Conservation District Study (Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: City of Kitchener, Nov 1995).