Browse Items (96 total)

  • Subject contains "Commercial buildings"

Date: ca. 1901
Description: "This picture, taken sometime around 1901, shows the L.B. Evans Son shoe factory (at left), Ira Atkinson's grocery store, the Cutler Bros.' grocery and grain store (at the center of the picture) and…[More]

Date: 1931
Description: "Greenwood was originally a part of Charlestown and 'Maldon' during the 1600s. Since it was mandatory for all men to attend church and participate in military drills, the men petitioned the…

Date: 1937 - 1939
Description: "The Gould Block, also referred to as the Walton Block, was one of the many downtown buildings razed during the 1930's to make way for the 'modern' structures which exist today. Formerly owned by…

Date: ca. 1890 - 1899
Description: "The building at the right of the picture, built in 1875 by Joseph Connell and Thomas Curley, was actually two separate but adjoining buildings, one owned by Asa Boothby, the other owned by the estate…[More]

Date: 1930
Description: "The A.T. Sederquest Company sold 'electrical household appliances of every description' at its 418 Main Street store. According to reports, Sederquest and Russell's store (Russell Electric Shop) was…[More]

Date: 1890
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1989

Date: 1868
Description: "The C.H.R. Cheney sign boasted that it sold 'Jewelry and Fancy Goods,' while the adjacent stores sold the Boston Herald, tonic, and ginger beer, and housed J.A. Cutter's Hair Dressing Rooms. The…

Date: 12-1938
Description: "The Brown Block, located across from Avon Street at the site of the Wakefield Cooperative Bank, was one of the last buildings to be torn down as Wakefield moved into the 1940's. The Brown Block has…[More]

Date: 1930 - 1939
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1995

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-28-2008
Description: Photos show views of the commercial building located at 414-416 Main Street on the east side of the street. The building runs along much of Lincoln Street. Built around 1870, the brick structure is…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-28-2008
Description: Photos show views of the commercial building located at 18 Albion Street on the south side of the street at the corner of Foster Street. The structure was originally built around 1800 and located a…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-29-2008
Description: Photos show views of the buildings located at 276-278 Water Street Street on the north side of the street between Preston Street and Newhall Court. The brick Renaissance Revival style tenement was…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 08-10-2008
Description: Photo shows the former trolley car barns located at 14 Valley Street on the east side of the street near the intersection with Water Street. The brick structure was built around 1890 to serve the…

Description: Postcard shows a view of Main Street looking south from the intersection of Main and Avon Streets. Albion Street can be seen on the right, flanked by the Perkins and Kingman (later Bourdon) Blocks.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1960-1969?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of the west side of Main Street from the corner of Main and Lincoln Streets. To the right of the J.J. Newberry store is the Colonial Spa. In the middle, on the corner of Main and…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets. At left is the Appleton building, later known as the Olde Theatre Block. Just beyond it is the…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1910
Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets, in front of Town Hall. The Post Office can be seen in the Richardson Block on the left, and a…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1912
Description: Postcard shows a view looking south down the east side of Main Street from the intersection of Main and Chestnut Streets. In the distance can be seen the intersection of Main and Water Streets. The…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1907

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1940