Monadnock-Upton Block, 1140-1160 Elm Street, Manchester, Hillsborough County, NH
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1140-1160 Elm Street, Manchester, NH
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS NH-201
Building/structure dates: 1892 initial construction
Significance: The 4 story building was constructed in 1892, and was one of a number of brick commercial blocks built as the crest of a Manchester building boom. During this period many commercial blocks along Elm Street, Manchester's principal commercial thoroughfare, were replaced with substantial new masonry structures as the city's business district was extended northward from its historic core. The subtly detailed Monadnock-Upton Block is one of the few extant, essentially intact business blocks on Elm Street designed by William M. Butterfield, leading architect of the period between 1890-1910...
Head & Dowst
Upton, Hiram D.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. VIEW NORTHWEST SHOWING ELM STREET (MONADNOCK-UPTON BLOCK IS FOUR-STORY STRUCTURE WITH PAINTED ELEVATION AT CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPH)
2. VIEW SOUTHWEST SHOWING EAST AND NORTH ELEVATIONS
3. VIEW NORTHWEST SHOWING EAST ELEVATION
4. VIEW NORTHWEST SHOWING DETAIL OF EAST ELEVATION INCLUDING BUILDING TITLE BLOCK
5. SECOND FLOOR MAIN STAIR HALL IN NORTH SECTION OF BUILDING, LOOKING NORTHEAST
6. SECOND FLOOR STAIR LANDING IN SOUTH SECTION OF BUILDING, LOOKING WEST
7. THIRD AND FOURTH FLOORS SEEN FROM STAIR WELL, NORTH SECTION OF BUILDING, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
8. FOURTH FLOOR CORNER ROOM OVERLOOKING INTERSECTION OF ELM AND BRIDGE STREETS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
9. Photocopy of photograph (original at Manchester Historic Association, Manchester, New Hampshire), circa 1905, photographer not identified VIEW SOUTHWEST SHOWING EAST AND NORTH ELEVATIONS WITH ORIGINAL STOREFRONTS
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