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Times and Olympia Buildings
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Location908–912 and 880–898 Purchase Street,
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°38′11″N70°55′36″W / 41.63639°N 70.92667°W / 41.63639; -70.92667
Built1897
Architect Nat. C. Smith; Mowll & Rand
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Part of Central New Bedford Historic District (ID80000430)
NRHP reference No. 83000725 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJuly 7, 1983
Designated CPApril 24, 1980

The Times and Olympia Buildings are a pair of historic buildings in central New Bedford, Massachusetts. The Times Building, also known as the Slocum or Evans Building, stands at 908–912 Purchase Street, and was built in 1897 to a design by Nat. C. Smith. Originally a furniture store, it was home to the New Bedford Times until the 1950s. [2] The Olympia Building stands next door; it was designed by Mowll & Rand of Boston and built in 1921. It is a four-story brick building, with shops on the ground floor and offices above. [3]

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The buildings were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. "MACRIS inventory record for Slocum Building". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved June 17, 2014.
  3. "MACRIS inventory record for Olympia Building". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved June 17, 2014.