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Sandusky Block

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1907. 222 F St.

This symmetrical, light brick beauty has first-story stone columns and second-story brick pilasters with detailed classical capitals. Square, transomed storefront windows are echoed by large, square-paned second-story windows. A generous brick cornice is a lively collage of banding, central name panel, and two lunettes with classical garlands. S. W. Sandusky opened a dry goods business at this location, which operated until 1930. The building was restored in 1985. Next door, the equally exuberant Strait-McKenna Building (1902) is a brickmason's tour de force with its diapered and corbeled frieze.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Sandusky Block", [Salida, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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