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King Street, 200 Block, 220 King Street (Commercial Building), Wilmington, New Castle County, DE



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Location
220 King Street (Commercial Building), Wilmington, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
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.

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING NORTHWEST (FRONT) ELEVATIONS OF 220 AND 218 KING STREET (HABS NO. DE-129-F)


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