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Ryan Block, 305-307 Sixth Street, Calumet, Houghton County, MI



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Item Title
Ryan Block, 305-307 Sixth Street, Calumet, Houghton County, MI

Location
305-307 Sixth Street, Calumet, MI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MI-416
Building/structure dates: 1898 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Significance: The Ryan Block is representative of the commercial buildings constructed during Calumet's elegant era. Commissioned by Edward J. Ryan, "the merchant prince of the Copper Country and then president of the First National Bank in Calumet, the Ryan Block was designed by a local architect, Charles K. Shand, and built of local Portage Entry sandstone. Throughout its more than seventy-five years of existence, the Ryan Block has housed many kinds of businesses. It, also, has been well maintained and little altered.

Subjects
Commerce
Stone Buildings (sandstone)
Commercial Facilities


Related Names
Shand, Charles K.
Ryan, Edward J.
Chausse, L. E.
Nagel, S.
Wickstrom, Albert
Taylor, Elmer
Harrington, Kevin, Field Team
Nicholas, Wendy, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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