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Commercial Building, 102-104 1/2 East Main Street, Madison, Jefferson County, IN

Commercial Building, 102-104 1/2 East Main Street, Madison, Jefferson County, IN

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Foster Building was erected ca. 1860-70 and has the best cast-iron facade of Madison's late nineteenth-century commercial architecture. Most of the city's five-block commercial row development is finished with sheet-metal and cast-iron facades. This structure, however, stands out as the most ornate and finest in design.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-32
Survey number: HABS IN-86
Building/structure dates: ca. 1870 Initial Construction

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Foster, Harvey B
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Location

North Madison (Madison, Ind.)38.71422, -85.47362
Google Map of 38.7142242, -85.473624
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html