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Barrows-Coatsworth Building, 122 Main Street, Galena, Jo Daviess County, IL



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Item Title
Barrows-Coatsworth Building, 122 Main Street, Galena, Jo Daviess County, IL

Location
122 Main Street, Galena, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1112
Building/structure dates: 1856 initial construction
Significance: Built ca. 1856, the Barrows-Constworth Building is an integral part of the Main Street Wall, a continuous facade of commercial buildings facing the Galenda River. Constructed of Milwaukee brick, which is noted for its yellow color and durability, the building housed the J.R. grant leather shop where Ulysses S. Grant worked from 1860-61.

Subjects
Office Buildings
Commercial Facilities


Related Names
Barrows, D. A.
Coatsworth, Joseph
Grant, Ulysses S.
Grant, J. R.
Coatsworth, James


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Mike Johnson, Photographer September 1978 FRONT ELEVATION
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Mike Johnson, Photographer September 1978 REAR ELEVATION
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Mike Johnson, Photographer September 1978 DETAIL OF WINDOWS ON FRONT ELEVATION
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Mike Johnson, Photographer September 1978 FIRST FLOOR, DETAIL OF CEILING ON NORTH SIDE
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Mike Johnson, Photographer September 1978 THIRD FLOOR, NORTH SIDE
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Mike Johnson, Photographer September 1978 FOURTH FLOOR, NORTH SIDE
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Unknown Photographer, circa 1880s GENERAL VIEW OF BARROWS-COATSWORTH BUILDING, CIRCA 1880s from the Alfred W. Muller Collection Illinois Department of Conservation
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Unknown Photographer, circa 1870s DETAIL OF BARROWS-COATSWORTH BUILDING, CIRCA 1870s from the Alfred W. Muller Collection Illinois Department of Conservation
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Unknown Photographer, circa 1870s DETAIL OF BARROWS-COATSWORTH BUILDING, SHOWING BARROWS' SIDE from the Alfred W. Muller Collection Illinois Department of Conservation
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Seigfreid, Johnson, Edwards, Architects 1978 NORTHWEST ELEVATION from the collection of Seigfreid, Johnson, Edwards, AIA Architects
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Seigfreid, Johnson, Edwards, Architects 1978 BRICKWORK DETAILS from the collection of Seigfreid, Johnson, Edwards, AIA Architects


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