Another historical building

Beehive building, Broadway
Beehive building, Broadway

Even though this historical building now looks dead , it must have been buzzing with commercial activities once. Named Beehive Building, it once housed one of the first department stores in India.At different times,it also housed a foundry (called Beehive Foundry), a ship fitting workshop, an auction hall and a hardware store. See this story in The Hindu.

Now, Β the ground floor still houses some commercial activities including one named after the first Indian owners (Kowtha). Soon this building may also be razed down for a multistory complex.

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