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Hyattsville Hardware, 5121 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, Prince George's County, MD



B&W Photos

HB606298
General View Of West (front) Elevation

HB606299
West (front) Elevation

HB606300
West (front) Doorway

HB606301
North Side Elevation Of Rear Section

HB606302
Interior View Of Front Section Of North Wall Looking Northwest, Showing Counters And Built-in Shelving

HB606303
Interior View Of Rear Section Of North Wall Looking Northwest, Showing Built-in Shelving And Bins For Nails

HB606304
Interior View Of West (rear) Doorway From Store Into Storage Room

HB606305
Interior View, Second Floor, Remnants Of Original Electrical System At Top Of Stairway, South Wall, Looking Southwest

HB606306
Interior View, Second Floor, View Of Cargo Lift, Rear Section, Looking Northwest

HB606307
Interior View, Second Floor Work Bench And Tools, Center Section, Looking Northwest

HB606308
Interior View, Second Floor, View Looking East Including Stairway To Third Floor (note Section Of Wooden Pipe Leaning Against Shelf Post To Right)

HB606309
Interior View, Third Floor, View Looking Northeast At Entryway From Stairhall

HB606310
Interior View, Third Floor, View Looking Northwest


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
5121 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-1042
Building/structure dates: 1878
Significance: Hyattsville Hardware is an intact turn-of-the-century hardware store with original interior features such as a pressed-tin ceiling, shelving, cases and bins. It is also of interest as one of few surviving buildings from the early business district of Hyattsville (late-19th to early-20th century). Most of buildings of its vintage were replaced, beginning in the 1930s.

Subjects
Stores & Shops


Related Names
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Lavoie, Catherine C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
3. WEST (FRONT) DOORWAY
4. NORTH SIDE ELEVATION OF REAR SECTION
5. INTERIOR VIEW OF FRONT SECTION OF NORTH WALL LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING COUNTERS AND BUILT-IN SHELVING
6. INTERIOR VIEW OF REAR SECTION OF NORTH WALL LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING BUILT-IN SHELVING AND BINS FOR NAILS
7. INTERIOR VIEW OF WEST (REAR) DOORWAY FROM STORE INTO STORAGE ROOM
8. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR, REMNANTS OF ORIGINAL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AT TOP OF STAIRWAY, SOUTH WALL, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
9. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR, VIEW OF CARGO LIFT, REAR SECTION, LOOKING NORTHWEST
10. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR WORK BENCH AND TOOLS, CENTER SECTION, LOOKING NORTHWEST
11. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR, VIEW LOOKING EAST INCLUDING STAIRWAY TO THIRD FLOOR (NOTE SECTION OF WOODEN PIPE LEANING AGAINST SHELF POST TO RIGHT)
12. INTERIOR VIEW, THIRD FLOOR, VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST AT ENTRYWAY FROM STAIRHALL
13. INTERIOR VIEW, THIRD FLOOR, VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST


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