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Historic Architecture Downtown Richmond:
A Walking Tour
Sport Shop Building
Hoover Bond Furniture Stores
930 East Main Street
Chicago Style (1913)
William H. Romey created one of the largest structures in Richmond
when he built the five story, white terra cotta building to house his
furniture store. The son of Swiss immigrants who established a
successful furniture factory and store in Bluffton, Ohio, William came
to Richmond in 1905 and opened his own furniture business. Eventually he
expanded his store into the Hoover Bond Furniture Store, "the store
built to be fireproof with all steel construction," at the corner of 930
East Main Street. Today, Kessler’s Team Sports continues in occupying
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2010. While the history is still
very valuable, other information may no longer be accurate.
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