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Mine Workers' Houses

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c. 1915. 421, 431, 435, and 439 Kennedy St.

These houses were built about 1915 for the B. M. Behrends Company. B. M. Behrends was a merchant and banker, with some real estate investments, and these houses were probably also built for mine workers. Similar in scale to the 500 block, they are one-story front-gable houses with vestibules. They are set at a slight angle to the street, however, creating a more varied streetscape.

Writing Credits

Alison K. Hoagland


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Alison K. Hoagland, "Mine Workers' Houses", [Juneau, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 178-178.

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