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Office Building

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1926

The two-story building, 80 feet by 40 feet, has a reinforced-concrete frame with an exterior wall of rock-faced concrete blocks. The water table, doorway, and molded cornice and parapet were of smooth concrete. Behind the office building is the assay office, a one-story building constructed of the same rock-faced concrete blocks and trimmed with the same smooth concrete, giving a nod toward architectural refinement in spite of the coarse appearance of the utilitarian materials.

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Alison K. Hoagland
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Alison K. Hoagland, "Office Building", [Fairbanks, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AK-01-IN012.1.

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Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 222-222.

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