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The Emporium, 154 Water Street, Hallowell, Kennebec County, ME



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Item Title


Location
154 Water Street, Hallowell, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-156
Building/structure dates: 1820 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1870 subsequent work
Significance: This brick commercial structure was built in the early 19th century. The installation of a cast-iron facade c. 1870 altered it to its present Victorian appearance.

Subjects
Apartment Houses
Brick Buildings
Commercial Facilities


Related Names
Robins Antiques
Smith, Samuel


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Stanley Schwartz, Photographer 1971 WEST ELEVATION (FRONT), FACING WATER STREET
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Stanley Schwartz, Photographer 1971 EAST ELEVATION (REAR) FACING KENNEBEC RIVER
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Stanley Schwartz, Photographer 1971 INTERIOR OF FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING FROM EAST TO WEST TOWARD WATER STREET
4. Historic American Buildings Survey From the Collection of Hubbard Free Library, Hallowell, Maine PHOTO c. 1900 OF WATER STREET, HALLOWELL, SHOWING EMPORIUM WITH ALTERED FACADE, ALSO SEWALL WAREHOUSE (GRANITE-FRONTED BUILDING) (ME-150)
5. Historic American Buildings Survey From the Collection of Hubbard Free Library, Hallowell, Maine OLD STEREOPTICON VIEW c. 1870 OF WATER STREET, SHOWING EMPORIUM BUILDING SECOND FROM RIGHT BEFORE PRESENT ALTERATION OF FACADE


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