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The Vinnedge Building

2100 N. Main St. - 1927; 1987; 2022

  • The Vinnedge Building
    The Vinnedge Building

Historic Designation:
City of Fort Worth Historic & Cultural Landmark

 

The Vinnedge Building was designed by Wiley G. Clarkson in 1927 for Harry Vinnedge, a wholesale grocer and coffee distributor.  Vinnedge relocated his business from a smaller, two story building located at 2350 N. Main Street. The two story building is red brick with cast stone trim and medallions.  The medallions read "Vinnedge Co." Morton Foods purchased this building in 1953, where they produced snack foods.  In 1987, the entire building was converted into office use by Vernon E.Rudd, who had a vision of the potential of the building with the help of August Rath, Architect, who was linked to Bruce Goff.  Vernon found and restored all the artifacts he could to keep the soul of Vinnedge. In 2022, the building was remodeled again.

 

Architectural Style:
Early 20th Century Commercial

Architect:
Wiley G. Clarkson, Fort Worth

Category:
Office