Young Men’s Hebrew Building

The Young Men’s Hebrew Building at 314-316 High Street is from 1915. The central fire station was here but was torn down.

POSTCARD

Then the YMHA built this building.

In 1927 the People’s Savings Bank moved into this block and from then on it has been named after them.

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Also here was the George Alderman architectural firm.

Sanborn map analysis:

Sanborn 1884 map lot is empty

Sanborn 1889 map shows that the early central fire station was actually two buildings wide

Sanborn 1895 map

Sanborn 1915 map states that the diagram is from plans

Sanborn 1949 map

Sanborn 1956 map

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