Coca-Cola Bottling Companyby The Biscuit Staff on September 18, 2019
The last time you whizzed down Morehead on your way to Rhino Market or Town Brewing, did you notice that the incredible art deco building across the street at 1401-09 West Morehead Street? The building’s corners along Morehead are adorned with intricate stone Coke bottles and there’s a laser-perfect Coca-Cola logo above the door.
According to a 1987 report by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission, the building was completed in 1930 and served as headquarters for Coca-Cola Bottling operations in Charlotte until 1974. It was designed by Marion Rossiter “Steve” Marsh, a prominent architect in the region and its whimsical ornamental details were created by Ornamental Stone Company of Charlotte.
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