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Historic Architecture Downtown Richmond:
A Walking Tour
The Big Store
831 East Main Street
Richard Jackson built this building a year after Knollenberg’s
building. This was a boom time in Richmond’s development. The Daily and
Weekly Palladium Newspapers were the first occupants. The Palladium held
the largest Book and Job Printing house in the state outside of
Indianapolis and had over 35 employees. Later, this building be-came The
Big Store selling children’s and adult clothing. Sander’s Jewelers has
owned the building for over 30 years and restored the exterior by
removing the metal façade to expose the original beauty of the upper
This is the web-based incarnation of a brochure originally published in
2010. While the history is still
very valuable, other information may no longer be accurate.
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