City market architectural drawings
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City market architectural drawings

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Muller, Martin P., d. 1876.
Title: City market architectural drawings
Dates: 1870
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 oversize folder)
Identification: MS 2338

Biographical/Historical Note

This was the third City Market building to be built on Ellis Square in Savannah, Georgia to serve as a central location for members of the community to buy their meat, vegetables, fruit, seafood, and other household staples in one central location. The design was created by German architects, Martin P. Muller and Augustus Schwaab in 1870. This building stood for over eighty years until it was demolished in 1954 in order to make way for a parking garage which has since been demolished as well to create space for the new Ellis Square.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains eleven architectural drawings for the Old City Market that was located in Ellis Square in Savannah, Georgia. These drawings are from 1870 and were designed by German architects, Martin P. Muller and Augustus Schwaab.


Index Terms

Architectural drawings (visual works)
City Market (Savannah, Ga.)
Lost architecture--Georgia--Savannah.
Muller, Martin P., d. 1876.
Schwaab, Augustus, d. 1899.

Administrative Information

Processing information

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Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.