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River Street Commercial District

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1870–1940. River St. between Pine and Division sts.

Manistee's principal commercial district was developed along River Street, which curves along the south bank of the Manistee River. The buildings are primarily, but not exclusively, two-part commercial blocks with stores at street level and offices and meeting rooms above. They are constructed of brick, with heavy cornice lines, and brackets under the eaves.

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Author: 
Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "River Street Commercial District", [Manistee, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-MT6.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 393-393.

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