Conway Block

The Conway Block is at 301 to 305 High Street having been built and designed from 1884 to 1889. Martin Conway a dealer in pianos was here. The building is very large as the footprint far onto the side street.

By 1900 and up to at least 1915 this was the Murlless Block and housed two dentist and a dental supply company. Woolworth was also here at that point. Daniel Murlless appears even in the 1869 directory.

From at least 1912 to 1922, there was a Woolworth’s here.


Sanborn map analysis:

Sanborn 1884 map shows the righthand part is done

Sanborn 1889 map shows the southernmost of the two parts is being built

Sanborn 1895 map

Sanborn 1915 map

Sanborn 1949 map

Sanborn 1956 map

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