5015-Fall2017

Site Number: 5015

Date of Survey: 09/22/2017
Address: 1901
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1946
Current Use of Primary Building: Vacant
Historic Use of Primary Building: Industrial
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Industrial



Number of Stories: 1
Width (bays): 4
Foundation Material: Brick
Depth (rooms): 4
Structural System: brick
Wall Cladding Material: brick
Roof Shape: Flat
Roof Material: other

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Ghost of where a sign might have been on the front of the building above the entrance.
Brick is painted white.
Some castellation on top.
There is no longer a door to the entryway which allows you access to see inside of the building. It is pretty much completely gutted inside.


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Not a whole lot of integrity left since the structure is physically crumbling and the interior is gutted.
It looks like some windows might have broken and those places are now boarded up.
Water table wrapping its way around the building.
Potential edition on the back of building with a hipped roof and made of same materials as primary structure.
Loading deck on on side of the structure facing lot 5015. Large swaths of concrete next to loading deck that wrap around back of the structure.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Potential edition on the back of building with a hipped roof and made of same materials as primary structure.


Condition of Primary Building: Poor
Observable Threats: neglect
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

Setback is similar to most buildings along this side of Princess Anne St.
Former industrial use while the buildings immediately to the left and right are commercial.
Single story is compatible with other adjacent structures on Princess Anne Street.


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

This building, also referred to as 1815 Princess Anne St. and block 23A, was constructed in 1946. The biggest indicator of its date is the jump in building value from $3,500 in 1945 to $10,000 in 1946. The building also appears on the 1946 plat map as an ice plant, which corresponds to the owner of the lot at the time, Interstate Ice Company. Additionally, the foot print of the building today is the same as the one on the 1946 plat map.

Other Comments/Salient Details:

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