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(SR) 707 W. Main Avenue

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L.L. Rand designed this steel-reinforced concrete addition with its cream terra cotta cladding for the ever-expanding Crescent department store in 1917-18. The Crescent opened its doors the morning after the 1889 fire in a crescent-shaped building on West Riverside Avenue, next to the Review Building. Over the years, business grew and the store moved locations until the store on Riverside was built in 1898. In 1993 it was renovated as the Crescent Court, a complex of office and retail space.