Ast Building

Ast Building (HM81N)

Location: Staunton, VA 24401
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 8.961', W 79° 4.425'

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The photo shows the staff of Ast Hardware around 1915; Capt. Joseph P. Ast is second from left. In 1975, this half of the Ast building was demolished to provide an access ramp to the new parking garage, leaving the blank wall of the remaining part of the building. In 1980, a competition was held to choose a mural design for this blank wall. The whimsical result is if a painter painting back the original side wall of the old Ast Hardware building!
HM NumberHM81N
Placed ByHistoric Staunton Foundation
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 668783 N 4224138
Decimal Degrees38.14935000, -79.07375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 8.961', W 79° 4.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 8' 57.66" N, 79° 4' 25.50" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 W Beverley St, Staunton VA 24401, US
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