Interactive Downtown Albion / 204-206 South Superior Street

Historical Name: Howard Hall
Street Address:
 204-206 S. Superior Street
Block Name:
 n/a
Building Date:
 c. 1857
Arch. Style: 
Commercial Italianate

Architectural Description
Three-story, two store front, brick building with an arcaded corbelled brick frieze. Windows are closely spaced with segmental arch heads.

Historical Information
The seven windows on the third floor of the building at 206 S. Superior Street mark the location of Howard Hall. Now empty, the vast room was used for many years as the town’s social center. Its earlier importance to the community has almost been forgotten.One of the few remaining artifacts, the hall’s piano, can be seen at the Gardner House museum.