View facing east on the corner of Baker and Third. Photo ca. 1948
View facing east on the corner of Baker and Third. Photo ca. 1948
View facing east on the corner of Baker and Third. Photo taken ca. 1932
View facing east on the corner of Baker and Third. Photo taken ca. 1932

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View facing east on the corner of Baker and Third. Photo ca. 1948
View facing east on the corner of Baker and Third. Photo taken ca. 1932

218-236 NE Third

Address: 218-236 NE Third Street
Construction Date: 1918 and ca. 1928
Current Business: Cornerstone Coffee, Geraldi’s Pizza, Mac Medical Shop, Alpaca Naturally
Significance: Secondary Significant
Style of Architecture: 20th Century Commercial

Chain of Title:           

  • 218 NE Third:
    • 1950s and 1960s- Mode-O-Day
    • 1970s- The bookshop Inc.
  • 226 NE Third-
    • 1937- Meat locker business
    • 1950s and 1960s- Eller Sportswear
    • 1970s- Fashion Bar Milady's Apparel
  • 228 NE Third
    • 1940s- late 1970s- Kienle Music Co.
  • 232 NE Third-
    • 1950s- 1980s- Dr. Kings Optometry
  • 236 NE Third-
    • 1950s- Benedict Electric
    • 1953-1960- Gillam's Camera Shop
    • 1961-1977- Benedict Electric

Architectural Description:               

These are five small one-story commercial buildings that share common walls. All but four have ben stuccoed. The 1912 Sanborn map shows all five buildings, but the two easternmost were constructed of wood; by 1928 all appear the same on the Sanborn map.

Secondary Significant:  Structures are classified as Primary Significant if they were built in or between 1913 and 1937. These buildings represent the secondary period of construction and development from the increase of city improvements and auto traffic.

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