Wylie and Perkins Block

The Wylie and Perkins Block at 284 to 286 High Street was built as a one floor building. The second floor was added later. The metal posts that bear load gives away that it was a one floor structure. Currently, it is the home of the Springfield Pharmacy.

Sanborn map analysis:

Sanborn 1884 map just shows that there is no structure

Sanborn 1889 map it is one floor and a variety store is here

Sanborn 1895 map it is one floor and an undertaker and tailor are here

Sanborn 1915 map shows it as a one floor building with a restaurant in front and a bakery in back

Sanborn 1949 map shows it as a two floor building with a store

Sanborn 1956 map shows it as a two floor building

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