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Thompson Building, 163-167 East Main Street (Lincoln Highway), Coatesville, Chester County, PA

Thompson Building, 163-167 East Main Street (Lincoln Highway), Coatesville, Chester County, PA



Written data includes sketched floor plans.
Significance: The Thompson Building was a commercial structure, with retail space, offices and a school, built for banker John W. Thompson. It is a handsome transitional Victorian building by A.W. Dilks, a pupil of T.P. Chandler.
Survey number: HABS PA-1955
Building/structure dates: 1901 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1950- ca. 1975 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1981 Demolished
Building/structure dates: after. 1901- before. 1909 Subsequent Work



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Dilks, Albert W
Thompson, John W
Thompson, William H
Dunlavy (sic) Brothers
Dunleavy, Charles
B. B. & Company, Philadelphia
Clark Business College
Thompson, Lee
Clark, H Chauncey
Doebley, Carl E, field team
Thomas, George E, historian
Cohen, Jeffrey, delineator
Thomas, George E, photographer


Coatesville (Pa.)40.02020, -75.67010
Google Map of 40.0202036, -75.6701027


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