120-122 East Wall - Fort Scott Downtown Historic District - Fort Scott, Ks.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 37° 50.509 W 094° 42.316
15S E 349955 N 4189634
Quick Description: This is a two story red brick building located at 120-122 East Wall in Fort Scott, Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2012 7:22:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMG14K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
From the National Register Application:
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"1867, ltalianate style. Inventory: 011-1830-00011 Status: contributing.

Description: This is a rectangular two-story brick commercial building with side entrances. It has a flat roof and parapet. There is a glazed wooden main entrance door with overhead transom. The entrance to the second floor has a non-historic door with overhead transom. There are four double-hung wooden windows on the second floor. The second floor has an elaborate pressed metal façade with raised belt courses and paneled end piers. Ornamental vertical panels and a molded belt course accentuate the windows. There is an elaborate eave cornice with four raised piers, garland ornament, a projecting cornice with a central pediment. Alterations include non-historic display windows and awning.

History: In the November 1884 Sanborn map, this two-story brick building was recorded as a boot and shoe store with the address of 118 E. Wall Street. The address changed in the October 1888 Sanborn map to 120 E. Wall Street and the building was occupied by a millinery store with a photographer on the second floor. In the November 1893 Sanborn map, the building was occupied by a lunch room & saloon with the second floor vacant. In the April 1899 Sanborn map, the building was occupied by a repair shop with the second floor vacant. In the June 1906 Sanborn map, the building was occupied by a tailor. In the July, 1912 Sanborn map, the business was recorded as a pool room and by October 1917, it was a general repair shop. The building was recorded as a store in the September 1925 Sanborn map. In the 1990s, the owners had the address changed to 120-122 E. Wall Street.

Integrity: The building retains sufficient architectural integrity to be listed as a contributing resource."
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Fort Scott Downtown Historic District - Fort Scott, Ks

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

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

Address:
120-122 East Wall Ft. Scott, Ks. 66701


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

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