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

Morgan Block

313-333 Bridge Street

 

— Built 1929 —

 
Morgan Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
1. Morgan Block Marker
Inscription.  Constructed on a site formerly occupied by Scott's Laundry, this building was originally owned by the Morgan Realty Company, a development arm of the nearby Morgan Envelope Company, one of the City's largest industries. The two-story structure exhibits detailing with Classical Revival features which were popular in the early twentieth century.

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

 
Erected by Springfield 350th Anniversary.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 42° 6.265′ N, 72° 35.424′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street and Stearns Square, on the left when traveling south on Bridge Street. 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: 333 Bridge Street, Springfield MA 01103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stearns Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Block
Morgan Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
2. Morgan Block Marker
(marker visible just right of entrance)
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wells and Bicycle Blocks (about 400 feet away); Home of the Duryea Automobile (about 600 feet away); Fuller Block (about 600 feet away); Springfield Steam Power Company Block (about 600 feet away); Stacy Building (about 600 feet away); Edward P. Boland (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Regarding Morgan Block. National Register of Historic Places #83000757.
 
Also see . . .  Morgan Block (Wikipedia). The Morgan Block was designed to house stores on the first floor and offices on the second, functions it continues to perform. The building has always housed commercial and retail businesses. It is one of the better-preserved of this type of 1920s building in the city. (Submitted on October 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Morgan Block image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
3. Morgan Block
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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