King Street, 200 Block, 216 King Street (Commercial Building), Wilmington, New Castle County, DE
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216 King Street (Commercial Building), Wilmington, DE
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS DE-129-G
Building/structure dates: 182 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 181 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1985 demolished
Significance: One of thirteen nineteenth century, commercial buildings in the 200 block of King Street; served as a revenue service, boarding house, shoemaker's, fishmonger's saloon, milliner's, butcher's, painter's and bookkeeper's store during the life of the street.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING NORTHWEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. VIEW SOUTHEAST, DETAIL OF STOREFRONT
3. VIEW EAST, DETAIL OF BRACKETED CORNICE AT FIRST FLOOR OVER STORE FRONT
4. INTERIOR VIEW NORTHWEST, ALLEYWAY PASSAGE BETWEEN 216 AND 218 KING STREET SHOWING MASONRY ARCHED CONSTRUCTION SUPPORTING UPPER STORIES
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