Senior Block

The Senior Block at 374-380 High Street was built in 1898. It took the place of the Browning Hall. The Senior Block had a bank and a business school there. It is built in the tripartite style of the American Renaissance. Henry Senior had the building made and George Alderman designed it. By 1909 City Realty had purchased it.

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Mostly this is known for being the home of Park National Bank.

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In 1900 there was a dentist in one of the rooms.

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In 1915 Louis LaFrance also had his contractor business here.

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In 1900 the fraternal group Bay State Club meets here. Also that year the Le

nox Club meets here.

According to the Sanborn maps:

Sanborn 1884 map shows the city block is empty

Sanborn 1889 map shows a 5 story building that is called the Browning Hall

Sanborn 1915 map it gives the year of construction

Sanborn 1949 map there was the Park National Bank

Sanborn 1956 map there was the Park National Bank

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