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H. Gordon & Sons Department Store

Photo © 2020 David Bulit, H. Gordon and Sons Department Store - Gary, Indiana

The former H. Gordon and Sons Department Store is an abandoned four-story brick building located in downtown Gary, Indiana. The building was originally constructed for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks to serve as a lodge. In 1923, architecture firm George W. Maher & Son was commissioned to design a new temple of the