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Historic Architecture Downtown Richmond:
A Walking Tour
 

Cradle and All
     formerly:
     Clay Pot Cafe & Fabulous Finds
     Curt's Work Clothes
     Starr Piano Showrooms

931-935 Main Street

Italianate (circa 1891)

This building was remodeled to house the showrooms of the Starr Piano Company, which manufactured its instruments in Richmond’s Whitewater Gorge. The fine cast-iron columns of this storefront are by McHose & Lyon of Dayton, Ohio. The second floor was used as music studios for much of its history, and from 1925 to 28 it was occupied by John and Wilbur Crawford’s store selling draperies, rugs, and interior design services. The fine architectural details of this building were revived by the current owner in 1991 with the Indiana Main Street Program and Richmond’s Center City Development providing financial and design assistance.

Starr Piano Showrooms, 931-935 East Main Street, Richmond, Indiana

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Note: 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.  Information updated by WayNet will be listed in this maroon color.
 
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