Historic resources. Buildings 26-30
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26. Northwest Hardware Co. (1907)
213-215 W Holly St. and 1220-1222 Bay St.
The Bay St. part of the store was built as a hardware store in 1907 and
was acquired by Northwest Hardware, whose building on Holly St. abutted
onto it. The Bay St. store was sold in the 1940s to Bennett &
Provanche (B & P Distributors) wholesalers of tobacco, candy and
liquor. B & P occupied the building until 1974 and the successor
Bellingham Hardware then used the upper floor for storage. (Turbeville,
The upper floors of the Holly St. part of the store have been
converted more recently to condominiums.
The building is L shaped and this view is of the Bay St emergences of
27. Holly/Bay/Prospect Building
1302-1304 Bay St./2-8 Prospect St. The building is on the east corner
of W Holly and Bay streets.
Built as combination office (second floor) and retail stores, this
building exemplifies the replacement of older wooden buildings with
more durable brick. The second floor was originally professional
offices and later converted to the Breier Apartments. (Turbeville,
28. The Home Store
1312 Bay St. between the Breier and Countryman buildings.
29. Countryman Building
1316 Bay St
1309-15 Commercial St