442-448 N. Main

448mainCa. 1920.
Two-story brick commercial structure with projecting cornice and modillions beneath. Single six-over-one windows remain across second story facade and along left elevation. Storefronts modernized.

 

HISTORIC MARKER PLACED 2009

 The Kirk Building   1925  

Built by Dr. William Redin Kirk, tenants of the three storefronts have been Branstetter Shoes, Holley-Swofford Shoes, The China Shop, and Emory‚Äôs Dad & Lad Shop. Bert Boyd, local philanthropist, lived upstairs for over 17 years.  Designed by prominent local architect Erle Stillwell.

 

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Photos from 1987.

 

 

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