Photo, Print, Drawing Anaconda Historic District, 225-229 East Commercial Avenue, Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, MT
About this Item
- Anaconda Historic District, 225-229 East Commercial Avenue, Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, MT
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Daly, Marcus
- Sullivan, John L
- Hawley, Monica E, transmitter
- Hawley, Monica E, historian
- Lowe, Jet, photographer
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- Subject Headings
- - brick buildings
- - commercial facilities
- - commerce
- - insurance
- - domestic life
- - fires
- - theatrical productions
- - boxing
- - Montana -- Deer Lodge County -- Anaconda
- - Significance: Number 225 East Commercial Avenue is a two-story brick building having a corrugated metal storefront with stucco at the second story exterior. The front of the building is rented to State Farm Insurance and the rear portion is leased to Montana Power Company. There are four apartments on the second floor. Built in 1948, this building block measures 25' x 140.' It was formerly occupied by Geil's Motor Company. A wood frame building stood on this site in the 1890's, serving first as a sewing machine store, and subsequently a millinery shop and cigar shop. The current structure forms a part of a continuous storefront facade next to the Commercial Tire Center. The 1930's style facade was probably applied after a fire partially destroyed the adjacent buildings. The one-story brick and stucco building (229 East Commercial Avenue) contains 7,000 square feet and is currently occupied by the Anaconda Tire Center, Incorporated. The date of the present brick structure is not known. According to oral reports, the building was once owned by Marcus Daly. It was used as a theater and later as an arena for prize-fighting exhibitions. John L. Sullivan reportedly appeared and fought here. The current structure consists of several separate brick buildings which, when damaged by fire, were incorporated into one storefront facade.
- - Survey number: HABS MT-53-R
- - Building/structure dates: ca. 1875- ca. 1899 Initial Construction
- - Building/structure dates: 1948 Subsequent Work
- Photo(s): 1
- Data Page(s): 2
- Photo Caption Page(s): 1
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS MONT,12-ANAC,1-R-
- Source Collection
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
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- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
- Online Format
- Photo(s): 1 | Data Page(s): 2 | Photo Caption Page(s): 1
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Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Marcus Daly, John L Sullivan, and Monica E Hawley, Lowe, Jet, photographer. Anaconda Historic District, 225-229 East Commercial Avenue, Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, MT. Anaconda Deer Lodge County Montana, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/mt0121/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Daly, M., Sullivan, J. L. & Hawley, M. E., Lowe, J., photographer. (1933) Anaconda Historic District, 225-229 East Commercial Avenue, Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, MT. Anaconda Deer Lodge County Montana, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mt0121/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographer by Lowe, Jet. Anaconda Historic District, 225-229 East Commercial Avenue, Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, MT. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mt0121/>.