Ball Block and Building was started by Charles Ball. The block is located at 223 – 225 High Street in 1898 and the building at 211-215 High Street in 1870.
In 1882 the smaller one is called the Mecham Block.
See the James Meacham watch maker ad.
Sanborn map analysis:
Sanborn 1915 map shows the connection to the adjacent blocks – name is Holyoke National Bank
Sanborn 1949 map shows these two blocks as separate but the Ball Block connected to the lower building to its north.