15 Empire Street

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Address: 15 Empire Street
Heritage Status: None
Built: 1900 Builder/Architect: Unknown
Style: Modified Gothic

 

Architecture:   

 

 

Gable roof with a small hip roofed dormer next to a large gable roof section that extends protrudes from the roof.

The roof extends over the veranda.

The glassed-in veranda is likely not original, but the rest of the building remains quite intact.

 

History:   

 

 

In 1899, Ida Adams, a boarding house operator, purchased the lot for $200.00. She did not have the house built until 1900, which was after the Great Fire in 1899, which wiped out many buildings along the nearby King Street. It ceased being a personal residence in 1917.

Source: Built Heritage Files, DesBrisay Museum