102-104 North Main Street - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois
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N 42° 24.980 W 090° 25.698
15T E 711594 N 4699206
Quick Description: 102-104 North Main Street is a two-story red brick Italianate building in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/21/2019 7:42:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM10KDR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:
Current name: Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor/ Seasons Remembered

Style: Two-part commercial block, Italianate. Bay window

Historical Summary: The first owner was Charles Hempstead. He was elected Galena's 1st mayor in 1841. He was the director of Galena Chicago Union Railroad and law partner with Elihu Washburne.

Significant Owner(s): Charles Hempstead

Architectural Description: This is a 2-story commercial building in the Italianate style built ca. 1860. The foundation is not visible. Exterior walls are brick; limestone. The building has a flat roof. Windows are original or historic wood 1/1 double- or single-hung; storefront; hood molding/crowns. Doors are original or historic wood glazed; paneled; recessed entry with transom.

- ruskinarc.com Historic Architecture Survey Database

National Register Building Details
102-104 N. Main Street Commercial Building C c. 1860 Two-Part Commercial Block/Italianate

- National Register Application

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Galena Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

102-104 N. Main Street
Galena, Illinois 61036

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

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