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Springfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Stearns Building

289-309 Bridge Street

 

— Built 1912 —

 
Stearns Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
1. Stearns Building Marker
Inscription.  This building was constructed to house stores and offices. It was designed by Samuel M. Green & Company, which eventually located its offices on the top floor. The company specialized in industrial architecture and engineering. It was involved in projects all over the world and was the largest firm of its kind in New England outside of Boston. Especially notable are Gothic features on the first and sixth stories.

This property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 
Erected by Springfield 350th Anniversary.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 6.239′ N, 72° 35.459′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is on Bridge Street just south of Stearns Square, on the left when traveling south. Marker is mounted at eye-level directly on the subject building, just to the right of the entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 293 Bridge Street, Springfield MA 01103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Stearns Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
2. Stearns Building Marker
(mounted on right side of entrance)
distance of this marker. Trinity Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Fuller Block (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wells and Bicycle Blocks (about 400 feet away); Home of the Duryea Automobile (about 500 feet away); Stacy Building (about 500 feet away); Springfield Steam Power Company Block (about 600 feet away); Edward P. Boland (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Regarding Stearns Building. National Register of Historic Places #83000770.
 
Also see . . .  Stearns Building (Wikipedia). The Stearns Building is an early example (and the best preserved) of Neo-Gothic design applied to large office buildings in Springfield. The building was constructed in 1912 for the Dunlap Realty Group. (Submitted on October 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Stearns Building (<i>entrance detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
3. Stearns Building (entrance detail)
Stearns Building <center>(<i>stepped parapet corner detail</i>)</center> image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
4. Stearns Building
(stepped parapet corner detail)
Stearns Building (<i>southwest elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
5. Stearns Building (southwest elevation)
Stearns Building image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
6. Stearns Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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