1911-05-19 SF Chronicle

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4 wKLvlJ ftefc - i3Vyf - Yv SP 1 WAJJvBjfejfl - s V P Business Building for the Blythe Block Architects design for the building of the Bankers Investment Company upon the old Blythe iloclr north side of Market street between Keamy street and Crant avenue Bankers to Improve the Blythe Block Where Shacks Now Exist T HE rem i In in g unoccupied portion of the Blythe block tn the triangle bounded by Geary and Market strels and Grant avenue Is to be rov - ered with an Imposing building - of four stories and basement by the Bankers Investment Company Plans for the new structure have been completed by Frederick H Meyer the architect The building will be arranged for stores on the flrst floor and the second third and fourth floors will be devoted to commercial office These upper floors are to be fitted practically as an office building being completely equipped with every convenience found in a first - clans office building and divided into large units subject to subdivision so that tenants requiring considerable space may suit themselves In arrangement of floor plans As the building will cover the ground yet vacant It will have a front on Geary street as well as the long frontage on Market street the latter ex - tending from the Union Trust Bank building almost to a point opposite Third street Freight will be handled from Oeary street for the entire building and distributed Into various subdivisions of the basement through a central receiving room There will also be freight receiving rooms on the floors for the convenience of tenants Jt Is aimed in the designing of the front to have a striking facade with granite columns to the awning line and the upper stories In sandstone wllh marble Inserts The cost Is estimated at 100000 Removal of the frame buildings upon the ground has been in progress for some days and every effort will be made to complete the new building this year IETI MILESJOjET BRIDE Ensign Smith Marries Portland Girl He First Met Four Years Ago Speclil PI pitch to the Chronicle PORTLAND Or May 18 The culmination of a roma nee which began four years ago In the University of Washington took place here thla evening when Mine Hilda Helen Gumbert daughter of Mr and Mrs I Gumbert waa married to Ensign Ruchln Robert Smith of the monitor Monterey now tatloned at Manila The wedding took place at the home of the brides parents 660 Kearney street The couple will spend their honeymoon In the Orient sailing from San Kranciaco on Hie transport Huford June Rth Knsfgn Smith will return to the Monterey on the expiration of his leave of jihsenee in the early autumn It was while Knslgn Smith was with the battle ship Nebraska then at the Bremer tnn Navy Yard and Miss Gumbert was a sludent at the Iniverall v of Washington that the friendship began

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 19 May 1911, Fri,
  3. Page 11

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