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German Evangelical Mission Church Yorkton Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:08

Located at the southeast corner of Stagg Street and Leonard Street, on the present-day site of Williamsburg Houses. Date of demolition is not known.

The cornerstone of the church was laid circa April, 1855 and the church was dedicated on October 15, 1855. Dedication sermons were held in German and English, by Rev. J.C. Guldin and Dr. John Thomson, respectively.1

(Note: street address above is approximate.)

129 Graham Avenue Yorkton Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:00

Building record source: Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide, (v. 21, no. 523) 23 March 1878.

Two buildings fronting on Graham Avenue appear to be of the same design.

Thomas Shoe Factory Yorkton Mon, 10/14/2019 - 17:36

Listed in the Real Estate Record as 5 stories, built at 6.1 The building was sold by Thomas to Israel Rokeach in 1913. By 1917, the building was occupied by Israel Rokeach and the Progressive Knitting Mills. In that year, a catastrophic fire occurred that nearly destroyed the building.

751 Bushwick Avenue Yorkton Mon, 10/14/2019 - 09:56

Permits filed in 1885 for a three-story building1, this building has also been attributed to Theobald Engelhardt.

  • 1. Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide, 7 March 1885.
164 Havemeyer Street Yorkton Mon, 10/14/2019 - 09:35

New law tenement, listed in DOB records as five stories1, the high stoop and basement arrangement for the stores (resulting in six usable stories) is more a more typical form of tenements on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

Empire Theater (South 6th Street) Yorkton Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:08

Constructed as the Bedford Theater by circus promoter William Washington Cole. Cole quickly renamed the theater as the Empire Theater. The cornerstone for the building was laid on 20 June 1891, in a ceremony overseen by the Brooklyn Order of Elks.1

133 Calyer Street Yorkton Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:13

One of five neo-Grec brick row houses built by Daniel W.L. Moore, a local builder/developer. Design of the buildings is attributed to Frederick Weber.

The two-story houses were originally designed with projecting square oriel windows with a modillioned cornice at the first floor and square-headed windows with corbeled sills and incised lintels at the second floor. 133 Calyer is missing its original oriel window but does retain most of its original ironwork.

131 Calyer Street Yorkton Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:05

One of five neo-Grec brick row houses built by Daniel W.L. Moore, a local builder/developer. Design of the buildings is attributed to Frederick Weber. Moore lived at 131 Calyer Street when the house was completed.

The two-story houses were originally designed with projecting square oriel windows with a modillioned cornice at the first floor and square-headed windows with corbeled sills and incised lintels at the second floor. 131 Calyer is the only house in the row to retain the original oriel.

96 Berry Street Yorkton Thu, 11/22/2018 - 10:13

Constructed in 1885 and designed by architect A. Herbert, this neo-Grec tenement has housed a bar (today Teddy's Bar) on its ground floor for over a century.

67 Green Street Yorkton Tue, 09/11/2018 - 16:48

Source: Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide (vol 14, no. 349, November 21, 1874), 348.

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