Downing Block

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Downing Block
General information
Location Public Square
Town or city Wooster, Ohio
Current tenants Taylor & Hosmer shoe store
Opening 1800-1825 circa
Owner William C. Downing (July 25, 1867) - purchased from Edward Avery executors Lucas Flattery and John C. McMillan. Charles I. Correll bought March 21, 1939 from surviving heirs of William C. Downing
Technical details
Floor count 3
Floor area 1st Floor: Ohio Gas Company and Wooster Electric Company 2nd Floor: M. R. Limb and Dr. H. C. Graham Dental Office, W. G. Patterson office, Wayne County Board of Health and Justice of the Peace L. B. Bolus 3rd Floor: Yeoman Lodge Mr. & Mrs. Taylor Miller (Apt.)

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Timeline[edit | edit source]

  • 1879 - William C. Downing contracts to build a 3-story brick building, 39ft wide by 58ft deep, for business purposes.
  • 1924 - April 6, Fire damage to building

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Newspaper articles[edit | edit source]

  • April 07, 1924: "Woman, Trapped on Third Floor, is Carried to Safety as Flames Damage Downing Block" by Unknown, The Daily Record, p. 1.

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