284 S. Main Street

The City of Independence Oregon - Official Website
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This one story commercial building is rectangular in plan and has a low pitched gable roof with a parapet wall. The building is constructed of brick with T-1-11 below the brick cornice and a wide brick bulkhead. A concrete and brick pier foundation supports the building. Corner pilasters project above the roof line. The windows in the retail base have been altered. The building faces east on South Main Street and is in good condition. The building has had many tenants over the years which include Violet's Dry Goods in the 1920's; the Busy Bee Cafe and Lacey's Bakery in 1940: and Pfaff's Insurance in the 1960's. 


EC= Eligible/ Contributing

NHD= Listed in Historic District

Comments: Covered transom; altered storefront

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pre 1912 photophoto courtesy of Independence Heritage MuseumCirca 1912 photo