Laird, Norton Company Building

The Laird, Norton Company Building is a historic commercial building in Winona, Minnesota, United States. From its completion in 1918 to 1958 it was the headquarters of the Laird, Norton Company, the largest and most successful logging firm based in Winona.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014 for its local significance in the theme of commerce. It was nominated for its association with the Minnesota lumber industry. The Laird, Norton Company was founded in the 1850s in Winona, a strategic river and rail hub, and pioneered the use of line yards, lumber yards established along railroad lines to sell raw building material to inland settlers.[2]

Laird, Norton Company Building
The Laird, Norton Company Building viewed from the north
Laird, Norton Company Building is located in Minnesota
Laird, Norton Company Building
Laird, Norton Company Building is located in the United States
Laird, Norton Company Building
Location125 West 5th Street, Winona, Minnesota
Coordinates44°3′3″N 91°38′24″W / 44.05083°N 91.64000°W / 44.05083; -91.64000Coordinates: 44°3′3″N 91°38′24″W / 44.05083°N 91.64000°W / 44.05083; -91.64000
AreaLess than one acre
Built bySeidlitz & Werner
ArchitectSchmidt, Garden & Martin
Architectural styleItalian Renaissance Revival
NRHP reference No.14000392[1]
Designated July 11, 2014

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Gaut, Greg (2014-02-10). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Laird, Norton Company Building" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-12-16. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)