Historical Images of Porter County

Old Joe Marks Building
Valparaiso, Indiana

Date: Pre 1908
Source Type: Photograph
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: The Lewis Publishing Company
Postmark: Not applicable
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: Published in: Lewis Publishing Company (1912), History of Porter County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of its Historical Progress, its People and its Principal Interests, Volume I. Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company. 357 p. The structure shown in this image, located at the northeast corner of Franklin Street and Chicago Street, was commonly referred to as the Franklin Foundry and the Joe Marks Corner. The Pioneer Apartments now stands where the Joe Marks building once stood.

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