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Building on East Broadway. (Branden Klayko)
Building on East Broadway. (Branden Klayko)

An unassuming 19th-century building at 735 East Broadway is receiving a few repairs. Workers have been repairing and painting the front and side facades of the mixed-use structure. The building has been altered significantly over the years.

A new front facade window arrangement lends an odd proportionality and a projecting commercial storefront addition (itself with a later addition of a sloped roof) reveals that the structure may have originally been completely residential.

Power has been out at the building for over a year according to a city permit and workers are restoring six apartments in the building. The commercial space is also being touched up and rumor has it that a florist is moving in. It appears, though, for now that the improvements are only skin deep and no work to restore the building to its historical appearance is planned.

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  1. There was recently a building torn down close to the corner of Market and Brook, Northeast side. Not the one on the corner but right next door. I don’t think the structure was anything spectacular but it will be interesting to see if this is part of the redevelopment of the corner property.

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