Louisville Varnish Company
The Louisville Varnish Company is an abandoned cabinet varnish factory in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Louisville Varnish Company founded as the Louisville Asphalt Mining and Importing Company in 1883 1 and by 1924, it had become the largest manufacturer of cabinet varnishes in the nation. 2
The factory at 14th and Maple streets was mostly destroyed in a fire during record-breaking floods on January 30, 1937. 3 4 A new one-story office building at 14th and Maple streets, designed by Walter C. Wagner, was finished in November 1937. Construction then proceeded to a new three-story building to house industrial operations.