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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

266 Witherspoon Street

Current Name

Address

266 Witherspoon Street

Tax Parcel

1114_6905_20

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Noncontributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

1

Material

Concrete

Historic Function

Commerce

Current Function

Commerce

Last Entry Update

11/12/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

NW corner of Witherspoon Street and Leigh Avenue across from Princeton Hospital.

Description

One story irregular footprint multipurpose commercial building. A small two story brick tower separates the building into two parts, a setback pice on the corner of the property and a slightly setback pice on the north (right side). This piece has a full with metal and glass shop front beneath a brick parapet. There is a sided penthouse beyond. The left side has few windows except for two factory sash units on one of the re-entrant facades.


HISTORY

Built

1930

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The building was constructed c. 1930. It does not appear on the Sanborn atlas of 1918. The Franklin Survey atlas of 1930 does not document properties north of Leigh Avenue. The complex first appears on the historic aerial of 1940 and all subsequent aerials.

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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
East and south elevations


2015 Photo
East elevation


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