8007-Fall2019

Site Number: 8007

Date of Survey: 09/18/2019
Address: 404
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1930
Current Use of Primary Building: Institutional
Historic Use of Primary Building: Industrial
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Industrial



Number of Stories: 2
Width (bays): 7
Foundation Material: Concrete Block
Depth (rooms): 14
Structural System: Masonry
Wall Cladding Material: brick
Roof Shape: Flat
Roof Material: standing seam metal, other

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Common bond brick, turned wood columns with hip portico


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Common bond brick, chimney stack on the north side of the building.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Covered entrance is new. roof was replaced, where the concrete entrances are on the side used to be loading bays when this was a factory. The same with the windows on the side, they were loading bays.


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

Good, this used to be a sewing factory, that supplied jobs for people in the neighborhood. Now it is a school for disadvantage youths, having and educational facility in a neighborhood is fitting and the history of the building ties in with the family dwelling structures. The building has a threat from heavy water runoff from a hill to it's north, heavy rains cause build up of water and runoff at the foundation.


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

This building and 409 were owned by the same person and the records get confusing. The plat map shows this building by 1938. Sanborn shows construction somewhere between 1927 and 1947. Looking at the Sanborn map of 1927 I do not see the factory on there. Going to check deeds of Spotsy. Fredgis has this building built 1929, San born of convinced me 1930

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