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Key Number: HS 59621
Site Name: Phillps Building (Purcell and Kelly Building)
Other Names:
Site Type: 0415 - Mercantile/Commercial: Storage or Warehouse Building

Location

ATS Legal Description:
Twp Rge Mer
52 24 4


Address: 10165-69-73 - 104 Street
Number: 65-69-73
Street: 104
Avenue: 101
Other:
Town: Edmonton
Near Town:

Media

Type Number Date View
Source

Architectural

Style:
Plan Shape: Rectangular Long Facade
Storeys: Storeys: 4 or more
Foundation: Basement/Foundation Wall Material: Concrete
Superstructure: Brick
Superstructure Cover:
Roof Structure: Flat
Roof Cover:
Exterior Codes: Massing of Units: Single Detached
Wings: Unknown
Wall Design and Detail: None
Plain Eaves
Roof Trim Material - Eaves: Unknown
Roof Trim - Verges: Not Applicable
Roof Trim Material - Verges: Unknown
Towers, Steeples and Domes: None
Dormer Type: None
Chimney Location - Side to Side: Unknown
Roof Trim - Special Features: None
Window - Structural Opening Shape: Flat
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Head: Plain Flat
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Sides: Plain
Window - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Material: Wood
Window - Sill Type: Plain Slip Sill
Window - Sill Material: Wood
Window - Trim Within Structural Opening - Head: Plain
Window - Trim Within Structural Opening - Sides: Plain
Window - Number of Sashes: One
Window - Opening Mechanism: Single or Double Hung
Window - Special Types: None
Window - Pane Arrangements: 2 over 2
Main Entrance - Location: Centre (Facade)
Main Entrance - Structural Opening Shape: Flat
Main Entrance - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Head: Plain Flat
Main Entrance - Trim Outside Structural Opening - Sides: Plain
Main Entrance - Trim Outside Structural Opening Material: Wood
Main Entrance - Trim Within Structural Opening - Head: Plain
Main Entrance - Trim Within Structural Opening - Sides: Plain
Main Entrance - Number of Leaves: 1
Main Entrance - Number of Panels Per Leaf: 1
Main Entrance - Leaves - Special Feature: Glass
Main Stairs - Location and Design: None
Main Porch - Type: Recess
Main Porch - Material: Concrete
Main Porch - Height: First Storey
Exterior: Brick piers front facade, rear building shape due to central drive formerly in building, corners have been cut to allow turns into drive
Interior: N/A
Environment: Located South of McKenney Building, by one lot
Condition: N/A
Alterations: Addition to facade, central drive closed

Historical

Construction: Construction Date:
Construction Started
1913/01/01
Usage: Usage Date:
Warehouse
Retail/Office/Building
1913/01/01
1983/01/01
Owner: Owner Date:
N/A

Architect: N/A
Builder: N/A
Craftsman: N/A
History: N.W. Purcell and J.G. Kelly both residents of Edmonton, Purcell was a bricklayer, contractor and Kelly was a merchant, Purcell purchased lot 165 in 1903 and Kelly purchaded lot 166 in 1913 1903-1912 Site of N.W. Purcell's house, lot 165 1913 - First Building of its kind to have arcade, central drive through building 1913 - Touted as being a made in Edmonton building, built and owned by Edmonton residents as well constructed of Edmonton brick from the Alsip brick and Supply Co.
first major tenant western cartage co.
Warehouse actually two separate warehouses

Internal

Status: Status Date:
Active
1983/01/01
Designation Status: Designation Date:
(not assigned)

Register:
Record Information: Record Information Date:
S. Khanna 1993/04/06

Links

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