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The Crane Building

 
 
The Crane Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James True, August 19, 2011
1. The Crane Building Marker
Inscription.  
Circa 1889
Italianate Commercial Style

This is one of the finest examples of late 19th Century commercial buildings on Bloomfield Avenue. The building served as the location of the successful hardware and plumbing business of I. Seymour Crane, a founder of the fire department and member of the Town Committee.
 
Erected by Montclair Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 40° 48.815′ N, 74° 13.038′ W. Marker is in Montclair, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Blooomfield Avenue near S. Fullerton Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 460 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hampton House (within shouting distance of this marker); 45 Church Street Plaza
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(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 40-46 Church Street (about 600 feet away); Station Square (approx. ¼ mile away); First Primary School (approx. ¼ mile away); Cranetown (approx. 0.3 miles away); 647 Bloomfield Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montclair.
 
The Crane Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James True, August 19, 2011
2. The Crane Building
Marker is mounted to the right of the main entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 603 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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