5008-Fall2017

Site Number: 5008

Date of Survey: 09/20/2017
Address: 1707
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1937
Current Use of Primary Building: Hotel
Historic Use of Primary Building: Commercial
Secondary Building: Commercial
Style of Primary Building: Neocolonial



Number of Stories: 2
Width (bays): 28
Foundation Material: Brick
Depth (rooms): 2
Structural System: brick
Wall Cladding Material: brick, vinyl
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

American-bond brick. Second floor windows sashed, double-hung, 6/6. Belt course along entirety of second floor. Fake window shutters on second floor. 8/8 sashed, double-hung windows on first floor paired in twos and threes with medallions.


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Integrity seems to have been maintained, except for storm windows over each original window, store signs, and awnings over each first floor bay


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

First floor has been covered with modern vinyl clapboard. Overhanging room added as second floor exit to fire escape.


Condition of Primary Building: Good
Observable Threats: none
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

Fits into setting among other nearby commercial buildings


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

A 1999 article from the Free Lance Star called "Peck's was shopping center forerunner: Before it was a hotel, building was food center" notes that the building was opened in 1937.

Other Comments/Salient Details:

None

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