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Bancroft-Eddy Building (Hoyt Block)
The impressive, six-story, limestone commercial building designed and built by Wrege of Saginaw in East Saginaw's commercial district provided choice locations for shops at the first-floor level and for professional offices above. The building is ornamented with quoins, delicate stringcourses that link the windows horizontally, and a crowning bracketed cornice. As the windows rise in the walls they change from rectangular to segmental to round arched—all with ornamental surrounds and hoods. The building is a fine example of the use of the Round Arch mode for commercial and industrial building during the second half of the nineteenth century. Today it has been adapted for apartments.
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