Case Mead Building; A four-turned-five-story 19th-century commercial building goes residential to support 44 micro-lofts and a younger clientel

Published on November 21, 2022


This is a very interesting building with history that goes back farther than you might think. With an 1859 build date, this was the location of an infantry hall for the first 20 years of its life. After another 20 years, the double-height hall was converted to two stories, while the exterior windows still retain their double height window trim. Therefore, the exterior shows rectangular commercial storefront windows and fenestration on the first and second floor, topped by a string-course, then a two-story high section of double height window trim around a set of rectangular windows on the third floor, rectangular and arch-topped windows on the 4th floor, with a smaller string-course above that, and finally smaller single-sets of double-hung windows on the fifth floor...

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