Rosenberg Brothers Department Store

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Rosenberg Brothers Department Store
Headquarters of The Albany Herald, Albany, Georgia.jpg
View from the intersection of Pine Avenue & Washington Street
Location Albany, Georgia, USA
Coordinates 31°34′42″N 84°09′04″W / 31.57833°N 84.15111°W / 31.57833; -84.15111Coordinates: 31°34′42″N 84°09′04″W / 31.57833°N 84.15111°W / 31.57833; -84.15111
Built 1924
Architect J. C. Hind and J. T. Murphy
Architectural style Second Renaissance Revival
NRHP reference # 82002406
Added to NRHP August 19, 1982

The Rosenberg Brothers Department Store building is located in downtown Albany, Georgia, USA. The three-story brick structure was built in 1924 in an Italianate/Neo-Renaissance Classical Revival style by J.C. Hind and J. T. Murphy.

Jacob Rosenberg was a Jewish merchant who leased a store at this prominent corner lot in 1896. The site was owned by the Tift family, who founded Albany. Rosenberg had a new department store building constructed on the site in 1923 in a Second Renaissance Revival architecture style. It continued in business until 1978 when a second Rosenberg's location opened within the, then new, Albany Mall in 1976. Gray Communications bought and renovated the building in 1985 to house the Albany Herald.[1][2]

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