Burden Iron made strong impression
Corporate HQ, built next to factory, notable for aesthetic appeal and utilitarian function
Sunday, October 26, 2008
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From 1860 to 1890, nobody did horseshoes like the Burden Iron Works. Henry Burden and his two sons, James and Townsend, had created the largest manufacturer of horseshoes in the world, and in 1882, as if to accentuate their feat, they constructed an office building that, for its time, was unusual...