King Street, 200 Block, 220 King Street (Commercial Building), Wilmington, New Castle County, DE
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220 King Street (Commercial Building), Wilmington, DE
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS DE-129-E
Building/structure dates: 173 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 182 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1900 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1985 demolished
Significance: Italianate detailing on a Federal structure added in the mid-nineteenth century; raised a full story with new cornice added and paired Italianate brackets. Served as a shoemaker's, milliner's and jeweler's store during the commercial life of the street.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING NORTHWEST (FRONT) ELEVATIONS OF 220 AND 218 KING STREET (HABS NO. DE-129-F)
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