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Jack and Jill Shop (C. L. Bradburn Building, Knights of Pythias Hall)

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C. L. Bradburn Building, Knights of Pythias Hall
1890, F. C. French. 111–113 Main St.

The three-story, seven-bay building has detailing popular on cast-iron-fronted buildings from the 1870s. Small Corinthian columns separate the bay windows on the second story and punctuate the third-story windows. The building is topped with a parapet, a tablet with the building's original name, and a diminutive pediment. The first-story storefronts have been modernized.

An equally ornate four-story, buff brick building, the Option House (1901; 41 Main Street), is three bays wide and has a balcony above the first story, lions' heads at the cornice, and foliated limestone trim and dentils.

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Lu Donnelly et al.
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Lu Donnelly et al., "Jack and Jill Shop (C. L. Bradburn Building, Knights of Pythias Hall)", [Bradford, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-01-MK6.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 1

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Lu Donnelly, H. David Brumble IV, and Franklin Toker. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010, 415-416.

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