Plans and Construction of the Mid-Continent Life Insurance Co. Building

Mid-Continent Life Collection

Letter written by R. T. Stuart to G.B. Stone Realty Co., regarding the purchase of land, May 27, 1925. 

Letter regarding the selling of land plots, May 28, 1925.

Letter from A.C. Kreipke to G.B. Stone Realty Co., in regards to not selling land plots to R. T. Stuart, June 1, 1925. 

Architectural drawing of the land plots purchased by R. T. Stuart for the site of the Mid-Continent Life Insurance Co. Plots included 4,5,6,7,8, and 9 of Block B.

Letter from Rittenhouse and Rittenhouse attorneys to Edwin Starkey regarding the sale of the land to R. T. Stuart, June 2, 1926.

Ground breaking, from left: John H. Frederickson, Contractor; Solomon Layton, Architect; R. T. Stuart, President; R. W. Reese, Secretary;  R. E. Leonard, Agency Director; and Edwin Starkey, Vice President, May 10, 1926. 

Laying the foundation of the Mid-Continent Life Insurance building, June 9, 1926.

Close up of the first floor construction. 

First floor of the Mid-Continent Life Insurance Company building starting to take shape, June 29, 1926.