Atlas shoulders the world of furs at factory prices.

Fur Factory Atlas Statue

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Anchorage, Alaska

We have seen Atlas, the titan strong man of Greek mythology, shouldering the heavy planet of commerce in a number of places. Perhaps this is the most unusual -- a fur store in Anchorage. The retail building dates from 1962, and Atlas is weary and weather worn. He stands atop the roof, holding up a giant wire frame sphere wrapped in a deteriorating "Fur Factory" sign. The building was recently put on the market.

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Fur Factory Atlas Statue

Anchorage Fur Factory

105 West 4th Ave., Anchorage, AK
NW corner of W 4th Ave. and A St., just kitty corner from the Anchorage Fire Department.
Aug. 2016: Reported missing. (Call to verify)
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