Albion Interactive History / 115 East Erie Street

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115 East Erie Street, c.1895

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US Census Block # 34-309

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One-story commercial brick building

The building lacks fenestration other than storefront windows angled into recessed entry on the south side and raised warehouse doors on the west side. Architectural detailing is limited to the use of minor horizontal corbel work. The building was built for use as a Michigan Electric Railroad Interurban depot, and was later used as Consumers Power offices. The brick sheathing over the building front and the angled, recessed entry has seriously altered its historical integrity.

Source: National Park Service; Superior Street Commercial Historic District Registration Form. Prepared by Lloyd Baldwin. October 1996.

Interurban depot on E. Erie St., 1920s photograph. The building also served as the local office of the Consumers Power Company.

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