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Inventory No: NBE.480  

Historic Name: Dawson Building, The
Common Name: Dawson Block, The - Eagles Home
Address: 1843-1855 Purchase St
City/Town: New Bedford
Local No: 78-56
Year Constructed: 1896
Architect(s): Hunt, Samuel C.
Architectural Style(s): Classical Revival; Victorian Eclectic
Use(s): Abandoned or Vacant; Business Office; Commercial Block; Dance Hall; Meeting Hall; Multiple Family Dwelling House
Significance: Architecture; Commerce; Social History
Area(s):    NBE.AB: Acushnet Heights Historic District
Designation(s): Nat'l Register District (11/28/1989); Nat'l Register Individual Property (9/30/1982)
Building Material(s): Roof: Slate
Wall: Cast Iron; Brick; Unglazed Terra Cotta; Granite; Stone, Cut; Copper
Foundation: Granite; Stone, Cut


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