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Alexander's Building, 826 Main Street, Boise, Ada County, ID



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Item Title


Location
826 Main Street, Boise, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ID-4
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1955 subsequent work
Significance: Rendered in the Second Renaissance Revival Style, the Alexander Building is the only remaining Boise commercial building with a facade of white terra cotta veneer. The high quality of design and attention to detail are enhanced by its excellent state of preservation.

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Related Names
Tourtellott & Hummel


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
WEST (FRONT) AND SOUTH (SIDE) ELEVATIONS
SOUTH (SIDE) ELEVATION
DETAIL OF WINDOWS ON 2ND FLOOR (WEST)
DETAIL OF STORE FRONT WINDOWS (WEST)
OFFICE AREA ABOVE MAIN FLOOR (LOOKING NORTH)
DETAIL STAIRWAY TO BASEMENT FROM 1ST FLOOR
ELEVATOR LOOKING NORTHEAST
SECOND FLOOR WINDOWS (NORTH SIDE)
DETAIL OF SECOND FLOOR WINDOWS (NORTHSIDE)
FIRST FLOOR PLAN
SECOND FLOOR PLAN
STORE INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH FROM STORE FRONT


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