Monday, November 15, 2010

77. Gwynne Building

This Beau Arts style building was completed in 1914 and designed by architect Ernest Flagg for Alice Gwynne Vanderbuilt who was the wife of Cornelius Vanderbuilt II and granddaughter of Major David Gwynne, a real estate broker in Cincinnati. The building was the headquarters for the Proctor & Gamble Company from 1935 to 1956. This beautiful building has recessed windows with metal railings as well as ox heads adorning the corners of the building. The Gwynne Building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Gwynne Building
602 Main Street, Downtown

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