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Hotchkiss Block (Irving Block), 11 East Main Street, Waterbury, New Haven County, CT



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B&W Photos

HB246421
General View Of Commercial District From Green Showing West (north Main Street) Elevation Of Hotchkiss Block On West

HB246422
North (east Main Street) Elevation

HB246423
West (north Main Street) Elevation

HB246424
North (east Main Street) Elevation, Detail View

HB246425
West End Of Large Hall On Third Floor Showing Stage

HB246426
East End Of Large Hall On Third Floor Showing Balcony

HB246427
East End Of Small Hall On Third Floor Showing Arched Partition

HB246428
North Side Of Small Hall On Third Floor Showing Balcony

HB246429
Photocopy Of Photograph (original Print In The Private Collection Of Mr

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Photocopy Of Photograph (original Print In The Private Collection Of Mr

HB246431
Photocopy Of Photograph (original Print In The Private Collection Of Mr

HB246432
Photocopy Of Photograph (original Print In The Private Collection Of Mr

HB246433
Photocopy Of Photograph (original Print In The Private Collection Of Mr

HB246434
Photocopy Of Photograph (original Print In The Private Collection Of Mr


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Item Title


Location
11 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CT-345
Building/structure dates: 1853 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 191 subsequent work
Significance: The Hotchkiss Block was the first major office block built in Waterbury. It is central to the commercial district, and the halls on the upper floors served as meeting places for many local fraternal organizations. The building is attributed to Henry Austin, a prominent New Haven architect.

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Related Names
Austin (?), Henry
Meloy, D. H.
Hatchkiss, Julius


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF COMMERCIAL DISTRICT FROM GREEN SHOWING WEST (NORTH MAIN STREET) ELEVATION OF HOTCHKISS BLOCK ON WEST
2. NORTH (EAST MAIN STREET) ELEVATION
3. WEST (NORTH MAIN STREET) ELEVATION
4. NORTH (EAST MAIN STREET) ELEVATION, DETAIL VIEW
5. WEST END OF LARGE HALL ON THIRD FLOOR SHOWING STAGE
6. EAST END OF LARGE HALL ON THIRD FLOOR SHOWING BALCONY
7. EAST END OF SMALL HALL ON THIRD FLOOR SHOWING ARCHED PARTITION
8. NORTH SIDE OF SMALL HALL ON THIRD FLOOR SHOWING BALCONY
9. Photocopy of photograph (original print in the private collection of Mr. Orton Camp, Waterbury, Connecticut) ca. 1860, photographer unknown VIEW OF NORTH MAIN STREET FROM SOUTH SHOWING SOUTHWEST CORNER OF HOTCHKISS BLOCK
10. Photocopy of photograph (original print in the private collection of Mr. Orton Camp, Waterbury, Connecticut) ca. 1860, photographer unknown VIEW OF NORTH MAIN STREET FROM NORTHWEST SHOWING WEST ELEVATION OF HOTCHISS BLOCK AND WATERBURY GREEN
11. Photocopy of photograph (original print in the private collection of Mr. Orton Camp, Waterbury, Conncticut) ca. 1860, photographer unknown VIEW OF NORTH MAIN STREET FROM NORTHWEST SHOWING HOTCHKISS BLOCK IN RIGHT CORNER.
12. Photocopy of photograph (original print in the private collection of Mr. Orton Camp, Waterbury, Connecticut) ca. 1886, photographer unknown VIEW OF NORTH MAIN STREET FROM NORTHWEST SHOWING WEST ELEVATION OF HOTCHKISS BLOCK
13. Photocopy of photograph (original print in the private collection of Mr. Orton Camp, Waterbury, Connecticut) ca. 1890, photographer unknown DEXTER'S DRUG STORE IN SOUTHWEST CORNER OF HOTCHKISS BLOCK ON EAST MAIN STREET
14. Photocopy of photograph (original print in the private collection of Mr. Orton Camp, Waterbury Connecticut) ca. 1893, photographer unknown VIEW OF HOTCHKISS BLOCK (ODD FELLOWS HALL) FROM SOUTH


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