1039-Fall2016

Site Number: 1039

Date of Survey: 09/30/2016
Address: 305 Hanson St
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1955
Current Use of Primary Building: Commercial
Historic Use of Primary Building: Industrial
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Industrial



Number of Stories: 1
Width (bays): 5
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 6
Structural System:
Wall Cladding Material: brick, stucco, cement
Roof Shape: Flat
Roof Material:

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Decorative stucco diamond emblems
Awning above every entrance
Vents
Wall cladding is decorative
Roof steps out


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

New doors and windows, but they are mindful renovations
Original brick on back walls
Garage door is original
Small windows on side facing Sunoco gas pumps are original
Cinder block back is original


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Front facade is new


Condition of Primary Building: Good
Observable Threats: Route 1
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

Compatible with gas station and shopping center across street but is not compatible with neighborhood in scale and function and set back and is not compatible with the river


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Land Tax Records coupled with deed research

Other Comments/Salient Details:

Contributes in terms of development of this area in the route 1 corridor, but it does not contribute to the overall story of the residential neighborhood.
Stipulation in the sale saying the land can not be used as a hotel, motel, or any such car related rest stop for 99 years as of 1953.
Photo 3 is a view of how they used both brick and concrete block (cinder block) to create the wall. One of the unique features of this building.

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