Albion Interactive History / 121 East Erie Street

Albion Interactive History

Albion Interactive History / Buildings / Downtown

121 East Erie, c.1910

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US Census Block # 34-309

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Abandoned Power Station

Past Occupants

  • Red Mill, 1883-1913
  • Commonwealth Power Company, water-powered electric generating station
  • Destroyed in fire on June 30, 1913
  • Water-powered electric generating station, 1913 to after WWII
  • Consumers Power Company substation, WWII to 1993
  • Abandoned

Architecture
Two-story brick building with tall, narrow windows currently covered with aluminum sheathing. Body is of dark red brick with a white stone cornice and roof edge trim. Brick corbelling is found around the windows and at the cornice line.

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

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