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2 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0199
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1882
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This two-story restaurant is constructed on a concrete block foundation with wood frame structural system clad in brick veneer on the first floor and vinyl siding on the second floor.  The building has a primary entrance on the chamfered corner which is beneath a projecting composition shingle hipped roof.  This entrance is characterized by a single leaf nine-light metal door with one single-light sidelight.  The restaurant windows are comprised of aluminum frame plate glass.  There is a second primary retail entrance, which is located on Mallory Street, and is characterized by a projecting shed awning surmounting a recessed entrance with a single leaf wood door.  The storefront windows on this portion of the façade are aluminum frame plate glass single-light display windows.  All other windows on the first floor have been boarded up.  The second floor is characterized by individual and paired one-over-one single hung vinyl sash.  The front gable roof is clad in composition shingles.  There is a one-story shed roof addition to the west (rear) of the building; the addition is comprised of concrete block with a composition shingle shed roof.  There is a two-story porch also appended to the rear of the building.  The wood frame structure with horizontal wood railings has a shed composition shingle roof which overhangs the staircase leading to the rear parking lot.

1-3 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0200
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1922
Style: Commercial Style, Late Victorian

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style with Late Victorian detailing.  The building is prominently situated on the corner of Mellen and Mallory Streets, and has two primary facades joined with a chamfered corner primary entrance.  The building rests on a brick foundation with masonry structural system clad in brick veneer.  The primary retail bay occupies the corner of the building, and is characterized by flanking retail display windows resting on wood paneled bulkheads with a recessed single leaf wood door with one-light flanked by one-light sidelights and surmounted by a one-light transom.  There are one-over-one double hung wood sash windows supported with segmental arches along the Mallory Street first floor elevation.  The second retail entrance, located at the south side of the Mellen Street façade, is characterized by a recessed single leaf door flanked by aluminum frame retail display windows supported by a glass block bulkhead.  The second floor of the building has classical pilasters between individual one-over-one double hung wood sash windows with aluminum frame storm windows.  The standing seam metal and membrane shed roof is surrounded by an articulated parapet with corbelled brick detailing.  There is a prominent belt course delineating the first and second floors, with a projecting cornice with dentil detailing along the parapet.

6 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0202
Resource Type: commercial
Construction date/period: 1918 (inscription)
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style on a brick foundation with brick structural system clad in brick veneer.  The building has a central retail entrance characterized by an aluminum frame plate glass door with flanking fixed pane aluminum frame windows on the first floor; the second floor windows are one-over-one single hung vinyl sash with screens in the lower sash.  The building has a sloped roof with parapet; the roof is clad in membrane roofing material.  There is a one-story addition appended to the rear of the building which is constructed of concrete block with a composition shingle shed roof.  There are three interior parged brick chimneys located along the southern wall of the building.

7 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0203
Resource Type: commercial
Construction date/period: 1974
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial: Contributing

This one-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The building rests on a brick foundation with masonry structural system clad in brick veneer.  The building has two primary entrances, located on the north and south ends of the façade, that are characterized by single leaf wood doors with nine-lights and one set of paired twenty-pane fixed light wood sash.  The sloped roof is clad in composition shingles.

9 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0205
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1912
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The resource rests on a brick foundation with masonry structural system clad in brick veneer with a five-course American Bond pediment articulated with corbelled detailing.  The first floor façade has a single bay retail storefront and a single leaf entrance to the second floor.  The retail bay is characterized by a recessed single leaf wood frame and single-light glass door surmounted with a single-light transom.  The retail display windows are characterized by wood paneled bulkheads supporting aluminum frame plate glass display windows.  The building has one-over-one double hung wood sash and single hung vinyl sash.  There is a wood staircase appended to the rear of the building, which leads to the second floor.  The building has six-interior chimneys, three on the north wall and three on the south wall.  The shed roof is clad in composition shingles and is surrounded on three sides by a parapet.

11 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0206
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1912
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The resource rests on a brick foundation with masonry structural system clad in brick veneer with a corbelled parapet.  The building has two retail bays flanking a centrally located door leading to the second floor.  The southern retail bay is characterized by a recessed wood frame and single light single leaf door with aluminum frame plate glass retail display window surmounted by a retractable canvas awning.  The north retail bay is characterized by a recessed aluminum frame commercial glass single leaf door flanked by two double-width aluminum frame plate glass window display windows supported by a black tile bulkhead.  The central entrance, which leads to the 2nd floor, is characterized by a single leaf aluminum door with storm door.  The building has one-over-one double hung and two-over-two double hung wood sash windows; all windows are clad in storm windows.  The building has a wood staircase and porch appended to the rear (east) side, which leads to the rear exits for the 2nd floor residential units.  The shed roof with parapet is clad in composition shingles.  There are two interior chimneys, located on the north and south (side) walls of the building.  There is a one-story shed roof addition appended to the rear of the building.  The addition has a composition shingle roof and is constructed of parged concrete block.

14-18 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0207
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1906
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status commercial/residential: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed on a brick foundation with 7-course American Bond brick structural system and brick veneer façade.  The building has two first-floor storefront bays, and entrances to the second floor located on the north and south ends of the façade.  The north retail bay is characterized by aluminum frame plate glass display windows on brick bulkheads flanking recessed double-leaf aluminum frame glass doors.  The southern retail space is characterized by a single aluminum frame plate glass display window on the south side, with a recessed single leaf aluminum frame and glass entrance on the north side of the bay.  Both the north and south entrances to the second floor are characterized by single-leaf wood paneled doors surmounted by one-light transoms.  The second floor windows are one-over-one double hung sash.  There is a one-story addition appended to the rear (west) side of the building; the addition is constructed of concrete block.  The main building has a sloped standing seam metal and membrane roof surrounded by a parapet wall; the addition has a flat membrane roof with side parapets.

15 W. Mellen St.
DHR no. 114-5002-0208
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1902
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This one-story with two-story rear addition building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The building rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in clapboard, brick veneer, and vinyl siding.  The façade is characterized by a single leaf aluminum frame commercial door on the south end of the building, with aluminum frame fixed pane single-light sash resting on a brick veneer bulkhead in the north portion of the façade.  The primary building has a shed roof with composition shingles behind a parapet with boxed cornice and diamond wood details.  The rear addition, which is two-stories, is constructed on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The addition has a separate entrance from the rear (east) side of the building.  The minimal architectural detailing includes a hipped roof clad in composition shingles with projecting eaves.  There is a wood stair leading to a 2nd floor door on the south side of the building.  The windows are one-over-one single hung vinyl sash.

17 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0209
Resource Type: commercial
Construction date/period: 1892
Style: Late Victorian

Individual resource status
commercial: Contributing

This two-story with one-story bay building is constructed in the Late Victorian Style.  The building has undergone extensive renovations during the last two years.  It rests on a poured concrete foundation with wood frame structural system clad in clapboard and cement fiberboard siding.  The building has a double leaf entrance on the south one-story portion, which incorporates two metal frame doors, each with a single-light.  The 2-story portion of the building has a centrally located retail entrance characterized by a recessed single leaf wood and single-light door with projecting bays.  The bays have wood frame fixed glass panes supported by wood bulkheads.  The second floor is characterized by a one-story three-bay porch with chamfered posts and decorative brackets supporting a hipped roof with dentil details in the cornice.  The balustrade is embellished with decorative sawn horizontal members.  The building has two-over-two and one-over-one double hung wood sash, and a standing seam metal hipped roof.  There is an addition to the rear (east) side of the building; the addition rests on a concrete slab foundation and has a two-story rear deck which services the rear 2nd floor entrance. 

19 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0210
Resource Type: commercial/office
Construction date/period: 1914 (plaque)
Style: Richardsonian Romanesque, Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/office: Contributing

This two-story commercial building is constructed in the Commercial Style with Richardsonian Romanesque detailing on the façade.  The building rests on a brick foundation with brick structural system clad in brick veneer.  The two-bay first floor storefront has a centrally located entrance to the second floor.  The retail bays are characterized by aluminum frame fixed pane storefront glass; there is one single leaf aluminum frame and glass door located within the north bay.  The central door is a four paneled wood door with one-light fanlight.  The detailed brickwork on the façade includes decorative pilasters with limestone bases and capitals, a decorative belt course, and decorative Syrian arches with scrolled keystones highlighting the second floor windows.  The pilasters supporting the arches have recessed brick panels and are set on limestone bases with limestone and brick capitals.  There are recessed brick panels in the parapet. The south side of the building has recessed bays on the second floor to emit addition light.  The windows are one-over-one aluminum frame double hung sash.  There is a two-story rear porch supported by metal posts with a metal balustrade on the second floor level.  The shed roof is clad in membrane roofing, as is the flat porch roof.  There are four doors located on the rear of the building; the doors are wood six-panel doors.  The two first floor doors have single-light transoms; the second floor doors are unadorned. 

20 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0211
Resource Type: commercial
Construction date/period: 1892
Style: Commercial Style, Late Victorian

Individual resource status
commercial: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style with Late Victorian detailing.  The building rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The building has a single retail storefront, characterized by aluminum frame retail display windows resting on a parged bulkhead with a recessed aluminum frame single leaf entry with single-light sidelight to the south and surmounted by a transom.  The entrance to the second floor is immediately to the south of the retail entrance, and is characterized by a single leaf wood door surmounted by a transom.  The building has a decorative metal cornice above the first floor.  The building has one-over-one double hung wood sash.  The sloped roof has a parapet with decorative cornice on the façade.  The rear of the building includes a one-story addition to the east, which wraps around the adjacent building and extends to the south.  The addition has six-over-six steel security windows and a single leaf metal door with aluminum awning.  The concrete block addition has a flat roof with rolled composition roofing.

22 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0212
Resource Type: commercial
Construction date/period: 1895
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed on a brick foundation with masonry structural system and brick veneer surmounted by vinyl siding.  The building has a single retail bay with central recessed entrance.  The retail display windows and entrance are aluminum frame with plate glass windows resting on a parged bulkhead.  The entry has an aluminum frame single leaf commercial door flanked by one-light sidelights and a one-light transom.  There is a cornice delineating the first and second floor, and a second cornice at the base of the parapet.  The second floor windows are twelve-over-twelve single hung vinyl sash with six-over-six single hung vinyl windows with steel bar inserts on the rear of the building. 

 26 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0215
Resource Type: commercial
Construction date/period: 1905
Style: Late Victorian

Individual resource status
commercial: contributing

This one story retail building is constructed in the Late Victorian style.  The building is constructed on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in asbestos shingles and vinyl siding.  The building has a centrally located recessed primary entrance characterized by wood frame with single light single-leaf door flanked by two aluminum frame retail display windows resting on plywood and wood frame bulkheads.  The building has a vinyl awning and pressed metal cornice with bracket detailing on the parapet.  The front gable parapet roof is clad in composition shingles.  There is a front gable concrete block addition to the rear (west) of the building, which is also clad in composition shingles.

25-27 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0216
Resource Type: single dwelling/retail
Construction date/period: 1897
Style: Late Victorian

Individual resource status
single dwelling/retail: Contributing

Individual resource status
commercial: Contributing

This two-story dwelling has been converted to retail use and was constructed in the Late Victorian style.  The dwelling has a brick pier foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The one-story three-bay porch has chamfered wood columns with decorative brackets supporting a composition shingle hipped roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf wood door surmounted by a transom window.  The building has two-over four and six-over-six double hung wood sash.  There is a decorative brick knee-wall at the front property line.  The hipped roof is clad in standing seam metal with a boxed cornice.   

There is a one-story commercial building also associated with this parcel.  The building is constructed on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in wood clapboard and brick veneer. The building has a single leaf wood paneled with nine-light door surmounted by a vinyl awning.  The entrance is flanked by retail display windows mounted in wood frames and supported by brick veneer bulkheads.  The hipped membrane and standing seam metal roof is obscured by a parapet with projecting cornice. 

The rear of the building is clad in vinyl siding and has a single leaf metal door.

31-33 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0219
Resource Type: commercial/restaurant
Construction date/period: 1911 (cornerstone), 1986 addition (cornerstone)
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/restaurant: Contributing

This two-story building with one-story addition is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The building rests on a brick foundation with masonry structural system clad in modern brick veneer.  There are two primary entrances located on the façade of the two-story portion of the building.  The entrance to the first floor commercial space is centrally located and articulated with a round arch single-light fanlight surmounting an aluminum frame single leaf door.  To the north, there is a single leaf metal door with fifteen-lights surmounted by a single-light transom window which leads to the second floor.  The building has one-over-one vinyl sash and twelve-light fixed vinyl sash.  The first floor windows are adorned with round-arch lintels with decorative brick and concrete.  The two-story portion of the building has a prominent projecting cornice on the parapet, which conceals a rolled composition shed roof; the one-story portion of the building has a flat membrane roof with projecting eaves wrapped in aluminum. 

36 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0220
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1927
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed on a brick foundation with 7-course American Bond brick structural system and brick veneer façade.  The building has a centrally located first-floor storefront bay, and entrances to the second floor located on the north and south ends of the façade.  The retail bay is characterized by aluminum frame plate glass display windows on brick bulkheads flanking recessed double-leaf wood and one-light frame glass doors surmounted by a two-light transom.  Both the north and south entrances to the second floor are characterized by single-leaf wood paneled and six-light doors surmounted by six-light transoms.  The second floor windows are one-over-one double hung vinyl sash.  There are decorative diamond tiles inset into the parapet.  There is a one-story addition appended to the rear (west) side of the building;  the addition is constructed on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The main building has a sloped membrane roof surrounded by a parapet wall; the addition has a shallow front gable roof clad in standing seam metal.

35-37 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0221
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1917
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

Individual resource status
commercial/retail: Contributing

This one-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The building rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  There is a primary entrance characterized by a single leaf fifteen-light wood door with aluminum storm door surmounted by a canvas awning.  To the north of the primary entrance, there is a twenty-four pane fixed wood sash for retail display.  The building has a shed roof clad in membrane roofing material and composition shingle.  There is a small parapet with boxed cornice clad in aluminum concealing the roof.  The building has a single-story addition to the rear (west) side; the addition has a shed roof clad in composition single, and is characterized by a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  There is one interior brick chimney located on the west side of the building. 

36-38 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0222
Resource Type: restaurant
Construction date/period: 1927
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial: Contributing

This one-story restaurant is constructed in the Commercial Style with concrete slab foundation supporting a wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding with brick veneer façade.  There are two commercial storefronts in the building; the north-bay is characterized by a single leaf metal and nine-light door with a twenty-four light vinyl fixed sash surmounted by a canvas awning.  The retail bay on the south end of the building is characterized by a brick veneer façade with two recessed entries with aluminum frame and commercial plate glass single leaf doors.  There are single-light aluminum frame display windows on the façade. The building has a sloped rolled composition roof with parapet.    

102 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0223
Resource Type: U.S. Post Office
Construction date/period: 1938 (cornerstone)
Style: Colonial Revival

Individual resource status
post office: Contributing

This one-story building is constructed in the Colonial Revival style.  The building is constructed on a brick foundation with masonry structural system executed in Flemish Bond.  There area centrally located granite steps leading to the primary entrance, which is characterized by a double leaf aluminum frame single-light door with a door surround comprised of Doric pilasters supporting a cornice and American eagle relief surmounted by a segmental arch.  The building has twelve-over-twelve single hung sash with vinyl frame storm windows.  The side gable roof is clad in standing seam copper with a boxed cornice ornamented with dentils.  There is a cupola at the center point of the roof.  An addition appended to the rear (west) side of the building is executed in the same materials as the main building, but has simplified details and a flat roof clad in membrane roofing with projecting eaves.  There is a brick chimney located on the rear (west) elevation, along with a modern brick porte-cochere and loading dock.

107-113 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0224
Resource Type: specialty store
Construction date/period: 1951
Style: Other

Individual resource status
service station: Contributing

Individual resource status
office: Non-contributing (c1960 – site visit)

Individual resource status
gas pumps: Non-contributing (c1980 – site visit)

The one-story gas and service station is constructed in a style typical of early gas stations.  The building rests on a concrete foundation with stucco structural system that has been painted.  The building has one retail bay and five service bays.  The retail bay is characterized by aluminum frame plate glass display windows flanking a slightly recessed double leaf wood frame with single-light retail entrance.  The service bays are characterized by wood and six-light fixed sash garage doors of varying heights to accommodate varying vehicle types.  The building has a hipped roof clad in composition shingles.   

There is an office located on the north corner of the parcel, to the north of the retail bay.  The office rests on a wood frame foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vertical sheet metal siding.  The office has four-over-four single hung sash with a centrally located single leaf entrance with metal security door and aluminum storm door.  The office has a gambrel roof with corrugated metal sheathing.

There is a three bay gas pump with canopy, which is modern, located to the west of the retail and service bay building. 

110 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0225
Resource Type: commercial
Construction date/period: c1926
Style: Commercial Style, Mission Style

Individual resource status
commercial: Contributing

This one-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style with a parapet influenced by the Mission Style.  The building is constructed on a brick foundation with brick structural system; the building has been parged on all sides.  The centrally located recessed retail entrance is characterized by double-leaf aluminum frame doors with one-light with one-light aluminum frame transom flanked by aluminum frame plate glass retail display windows supported by a parged brick bulkhead.  There are six-over-six double hung wood sash windows with security bars located on the west (rear) of the building.  The building has a shed membrane roof and one interior brick chimney located on the south corner.

118 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0226
Resource Type: commercial/residential
Construction date/period: 1900
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The building rests on a brick foundation with brick structural system which has been parged.  The building has two centrally located retail entrances, which share the same recessed bay.  The north entrance can be characterized by double leaf aluminum frame one-light commercial doors surmounted by a single leaf aluminum frame one-light transom.  The south retail entrance can be characterized by a single leaf aluminum frame one-light commercial door flanked by single leaf aluminum frame one-light sidelights and surmounted by a single leaf aluminum frame one-light transom.  Each retail store has a display window comprised of aluminum frame plate glass windows supported by a parged bulkhead.  The entire storefront is surmounted by a canvas awning.  There is a single leaf entrance to the north side of the building which provides access to the second floor.  The entrance is characterized by a single leaf wood door with diamond fixed-pane surmounted by a single light transom.  The upper floor windows are single-light aluminum frame sliding windows.  The building has a sloped membrane roof with parapet.  There is a one-story addition to the rear (east) which is constructed of parged concrete block with aluminum frame single pane fixed sash with security bars.  The addition has a flat membrane roof with parapet capped in terracotta coping.

122-126 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0227
Resource Type: Meeting Hall
Construction date/period: 1947 (cornerstone), 1983 addition (cornerstone)
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
meeting hall: Contributing

Individual resource status
parking lot: Non-contributing

This one-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The building rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in brick veneer and vertical metal sheathing.  The building has two primary entrances.  The southern entrance is characterized by a double leaf aluminum frame single-light doors; the northern entrance is characterized by a single leaf metal door.  There are four glass block windows located on the façade of the building, with a standing seam metal faux mansard roof.  The building has a sloped standing seam metal roof.  There is a one-story composition shingle shed roof addition to the southeast (rear) of the building; it rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding. 

There is a paved parking located to the southeast of the building.

123 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0228
Resource Type: office/commercial
Construction date/period: 1939
Style: Commercial Style

Individual resource status
office/commercial: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1990 – site visit)

This one-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The building rests on a brick foundation with 7-course American bond brick structural system clad in synthetic stucco on the façade.  The façade has a recessed entrance with two single-leaf aluminum frame single-light doors.  The retail display windows are characterized by aluminum frame single light plate glass supported by a brick and synthetic stucco bulkhead.  The parapet is adorned with four recessed panels and terracotta coping.  The building has a flat membrane roof.  There is a front gable addition to the rear (east) of the building.  The addition rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in wood sheathing and synthetic stucco.  The addition has six-pane fixed metal sash and a composition shingle roof.   

There is a one-story shed located to the east of the building.  The shed has no foundation and is constructed of a wood frame structural system clad in corrugated plastic sheathing.  The front gable roof is clad in composition shingles. 

125 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0229
Resource Type: theater
Construction date/period: 1908, 2000 addition
Style: Beaux Arts

Individual resource status
theater: Contributing

This two-story building with one-story bay is constructed in the Beaux Arts Style.  The building rests on a brick foundation with brick structural system that has been parged.  The building has two primary entrances.  The northern entrance is characterized by double-leaf aluminum frame single-light doors flanked by aluminum frame single light sidelights and a three-light aluminum frame transom, and is located in the two-story portion of the building.  The southern entrance is characterized by double-leaf aluminum frame single light doors flanked by aluminum frame single light sidelights and a three-light aluminum frame transom with a decorative steel awning, and is located in the one-story portion of the building.  The building retains much of its original Beaux Arts detailing, including recessed niches and decorative swags.  The north bay is adorned with two towers, which were originally taller, but retain much of their detailing.  Both bays have terracotta tile pent roofs. The building has a sloped membrane roof.  The building was rehabilitation and an addition constructed from 1998-2000.  The rehabilitation and addition were designed by Hanbury, Evans, Wright, Vlattas and Company.  As a result of the project, the three subdivided movie theaters were removed to recreate the original single theater space.  The balcony was rebuilt, and restrooms and rehearsal space were added.  The addition doubled the footprint of the building.  The addition is constructed on a concrete block foundation with painted concrete block structural system.  The addition has fixed single-light aluminum windows and a flat membrane roof.

135 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0230
Resource Type: commercial-retail/residential
Construction date/period: 1900
Style: Commercial Style, Italianate

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This two-story building is constructed in the Commercial Style.  The building rests on a brick and concrete block foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  There are two retail bays with a centrally located entrance to the second floor.  The northern retail bay is characterized by a recessed double leaf wood and glass door surmounted by a two-light transom.  The retail display windows for this bay are wood frame with plate glass resting on a paneled wood bulkhead and surmounted by single-light transoms.  The southern retail bay is characterized by a recessed single light wood frame door.  The retail bays are wood frame with plate glass windows resting on a brick veneer bulkhead and surmounted by single-light wood frame transoms.  The centrally located entrances to the second floor are recessed; there are two single leaf doors.  One is a paneled wood and glass door, the other is a paneled wood door.  The recessed portal is adorned with a single-light transom.  The building has one-over-one single hung vinyl sash.  A second floor porch on the façade has been enclosed, and is clad in vinyl with a shed roof clad in composition shingle.  The building retains its original hipped roof, now clad in composition shingle, with cornice adorned with decorative brackets.  There are three brick chimneys remaining; one interior chimney is located on the east side of the building; one interior chimney is located toward the northeast corner of the building, and one exterior chimney is located on the rear (east) wall.  There is an addition on the rear (east) of the building; the addition rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The addition has a composition shingle shed roof. 

202 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0232
Resource Type: commercial-retail/residential
Construction date/period: 1907
Style: Commercial Style, Colonial Revival

Individual resource status
commercial/residential: Contributing

This building, constructed in the Commercial Style with Colonial Revival detailing, is one-story and rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in asbestos shingles.  The building has a centrally located retail bay characterized by a recessed single leaf wood frame door with one-light surmounted by a two-light transom.  Flanking the door are two retail display bays, comprised of wood frame supporting plate glass windows surmounted by three-light transoms and supported by a wooden bulkhead.  There is a cornice with dentil detailing between the first and second floors.  The second floor retains six-over-six double hung wood sash.  The side gable roof with cross gable has a boxed cornice with cornice returns and is clad in pressed metal shingles.  There are two interior brick chimneys; one is adorned with a corbelled cap and located on the north side of the building, and one is located on the east side of the building.  There is a one-story shed roof addition on the rear (east) side of the building.  The addition is clad in asbestos shingles with a composition shingle roof.

206 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0233
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1940
Style: Bungalow/Craftsman

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1960 – site visit)

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1970 – site visit)

Individual resource status
Other: Non-contributing

This one-and-one-half story dwelling is constructed in the Bungalow/Craftsman style.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in aluminum siding.  The central one-story one-bay stoop with scrolled metal columns supports a front gable roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf wood and multi-light door (not visible) with aluminum frame storm door.  The dwelling has individual and paired two-over-one double hung wood sash and a single-light wood fixed pane in the gable.  The dwelling has a front gable roof clad in composition shingles, and one interior brick chimney located on the southeast side.

There is a one-story shed located at the south corner of the parcel.  The shed rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vertical metal sheathing.  The shed has a standing seam metal shed roof.

There is a one-story gambrel roof shed located between the dwelling and shed-roofed shed.  The gambrel roof shed rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vertical wood siding. 

There is a free-standing chimney located on the southeast side of the parcel; the chimney rests adjacent to a concrete slab and likely serviced a building which has been demolished.

207 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0234
Resource Type: single dwelling/commercial-retail
Construction date/period: 1910 (owner)
Style: Late Victorian

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
specialty store: Non-contributing (c1970 – site visit)

Individual resource status
garage: Contributing (c1910 – site visit)

Individual resource status
horticultural facility: Non-contributing

Individual resource status
horticultural facility: Non-contributing

This two-and-one-half story dwelling is constructed in the Late Victorian style.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with brick structural system clad in brick veneer.  The one-story three-bay porch with wood Doric columns supports a composition shingle hipped roof with boxed cornice and projecting eaves.  The primary entrance is comprised of double-leaf wood paneled doors with glass insets.  The dwelling has two-over-two double hung wood sash with stone sills and lintels, and four-over-one single hung wood sash in the dormers.  There are also four pane fixed wood sash on the dwelling.  The hipped roof has boxed cornice with dentil details and projecting eaves. The roof is clad in composition shingles, with cross hip dormers on each side.  There are two interior brick chimneys, located on the north side of the dwelling.  There is a two-story wood frame enclosed sun porch appended to the rear of the dwelling.  The sun porch has a hipped roof with composition shingles. There is a brick knee-wall surrounding the dwelling.  The dwelling is currently used as a retail flower shop.

There is a one-story commercial building which rests on a poured concrete foundation with concrete block structural system clad in brick veneer.  The shop entrance is located on the north end of the building and is characterized by a single-leaf aluminum frame one-light door with one-light sidelight to the north.  The rest of the façade is adorned with aluminum frame plate glass windows surmounted by a canvas awning.  There is a pent roof clad in membrane roofing above the awning.  A parapet with metal coping conceals the flat and shed roof, which is clad in rolled composition roofing.

There is a one-and-one-half story five bay garage located to the north of the dwelling.  The garage is constructed of concrete block with a side gabled roof clad in composition shingles with exposed rafter tails.  The garage has five bays, which are comprised of single leaf plywood doors.  There are six-light fixed wood sash in the half-story attic.

There is a square greenhouse which connects to the commercial building at the north corner.  The greenhouse is constructed on a wood frame foundation with wood frame structural system clad in corrugated plastic and metal.  The front gable roof is constructed of corrugated plastic. 

There is a rectangular greenhouse located in the east corner of the parcel.  The greenhouse is constructed on a wood frame foundation with wood frame structural system clad in corrugated plastic and metal.  The front gable roof is constructed of corrugated plastic.

210 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0235
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1900
Style: Bungalow/Craftsman

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

This one-and-one-half story dwelling is constructed in the Bungalow/Craftsman style.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The one-story one-bay stoop with aluminum awning adorns the primary entrance, which is characterized by a single leaf wood door.  The dwelling has individual and paired three-over-one and individual, paired and quadruple six-over-six double hung wood sash surmounted by aluminum awnings.  The dwelling has a side gable roof clad in composition shingles with exposed rafter tails, and one interior brick chimney located on the southwest side. 

212 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0236
Resource Type: lodge/Monitor Lodge No.197-AF&AM
Construction date/period: 1963 (tax records)
Style: Modern Movement

Individual resource status
meeting hall: Non-contributing

This two-story building is constructed in the style of the Modern Movement.  The building rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in brick veneer.  The building has a centrally located tower with composition shingle hipped roof which houses a recessed entrance characterized by a single leaf paneled metal door.  The building has a limestone plaque with the following inscription “Monitor No 197 AF & AM”.  The building has two-over-two double hung wood sash and a hipped roof clad in composition shingles.  A metal stair located on the southeast side of the building leads to a second floor entrance.  There is a one-story shed roof stoop appended to the southeast side of the building.

223 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0238
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1907
Style: Bungalow/Craftsman

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
garage: Non-contributing (c2000 – site visit)

This two-and-one-half story dwelling is constructed in the Bungalow/Craftsman style.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in aluminum siding.  The centrally located elevated entrance rests on a brick foundation with metal railing.  There primary entrance is centrally located, with a wood panel single leaf door and three-light sidelights.  There are six-over-six double hung wood sash windows with aluminum frame storm windows. There is a two-story shed roof porch appended to the north side of the dwelling; it is constructed of a wood frame structural system with wood posts and square balustrade.  The roof is clad in composition shingles.  The hipped roof with projecting flared eaves is clad in composition shingles and adorned with one hip-roofed dormer on each side.  The dwelling has two interior brick chimneys; one is located on the southwest side of the dwelling and is articulated with a corbelled cap; the second is located on the rear (east) side of the building.  There is a one-story addition to the rear (east) side of the dwelling; the addition rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in aluminum siding.  The individual windows are six-over-six double hung sash with aluminum frame storm windows; the hipped roof is clad in composition shingles.

There is a one-story three-bay garage located at the north corner of the parcel.  The garage rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The single-leaf garage doors are vinyl.  The garage has a side-gable roof clad in composition shingles.

300 East Mellen Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0239
Resource Type: church – Phoebus United Methodist Church
Construction date/period: 1924 (cornerstone)
Style: Gothic Revival

Individual resource status
church: Contributing

Individual resource status
church-related residence: Contributing (c1924 – site visit)

Individual resource status
garage: Non-contributing (c1980 – site visit)

This one-story church is constructed in the Gothic Revival style.  The church rests on a brick raised foundation with concrete slab reinforcement and a brick structural system clad in brick veneer.  The church entrance is located at the prominent corner of E. Mellen Street and Willard Avenue.  The double leaf wood doors are adorned with a three-light transom.  Detailing includes three-light fixed pane leaded stained glass windows and decorative coping along the parapets.  The church has one-over-one wood double hung sash and a cross gabled composition shingle roof. There is slate in the rear gable, and decorative brick detailing on the rear walls of the church.

The parsonage is constructed in the Bungalow/Craftsman style.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The one-story three-bay porch with brick piers and battered columns supports a front gable composition shingle roof with vinyl and aluminum trim.  The dwelling has a centrally located primary entrance, which is characterized by a single leaf wood door with aluminum storm door.  The dwelling has individual and paired one-over-one and nine-over-one double hung wood sash with aluminum frame storm windows.  The dwelling has a hipped roof clad in composition shingles with projecting eaves.  There is one interior brick chimney located on the south side of the dwelling.

There is a one-story one-bay garage located on the south corner of the parcel.  The garage rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  There is a single-bay wood panel and four fixed-pane garage door.  The garage has a composition shingle hipped roof.